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The insurer’s claims director says that as lockdown has made it harder for these scams to occur, there could be a spike when restrictions lift
Action Fraud is warning romance seekers to be cautious when using dating platforms, as new data reveals criminals have already conned over £15 million out of unsuspecting lovers with bogus investment opportunities.
A drug dealer who conspired to scam a pensioner out of more than £8,000 has been jailed for two years.
People are being warned to be on their guard after fraudsters claiming to be police officers have been targeting Gloucestershire residents.
ERS has successfully pursued a private criminal prosecution against three fraudsters, who allegedly made false testimonies against one of the insurer’s clients in order to secure personal injury damages.
City of London Police has called for “wider reaching” legislation that would require a duty to protect savers and/or criminal liability for failure to prevent scams across all online and telecommunications enablers.
Two men from London are due to appear in court after being charged with offences relating to alleged courier fraud scams.
Pension scammers are the lowest of the low, stealing people’s hard-earned savings and ruining the lives of people who have worked hard for decades to get the retirement they want.
While the majority of Brits know the classic signs of a pension scam, some might not easily recognise additional and more creative ways fraudsters seek to con people.
Online dating fraud rose by 40 per cent in the year to April 2021, with more than 7,500 incidents reported.
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