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  • 17 Jan 2022 11:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Almost £92 million has been lost through dating scams in the past 12 months, according to the latest figures from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).

    https://www.policeprofessional.com/news/92m-lost-to-online-romance-fraud-in-past-12-months/

  • 15 Nov 2021 9:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The latest Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) shows a a 12 per cent increase in total crime, driven by a 43pc increase in fraud and computer misuse for the year ending June 2021 compared with the pre-COVID year ending June 2019

    https://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/news/case-studies/ons-fraud-statistics/#.YY760McIeNA.twitter

  • 01 Nov 2021 9:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The amount of money reported lost to cryptocurrency fraud in 2021 so far is already nearly a third (30%) higher than for the whole of 2020, according to police figures.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/cryptocurrency-fraud-losses-30-2021-104548281.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw&tsrc=twtr

  • 01 Nov 2021 9:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The cost to people’s well-being from falling victim to a scam can be calculated at £9.3bn a year, consumer group Which? has found.

    https://www.yourmoney.com/household-bills/cost-to-scam-victims-well-being-calculated-at-9bn-a-year/

  • 25 Oct 2021 12:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fraudsters conned more than £4.7 million out of people in Shropshire and the wider West Mercia area in just three months.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/shrewsbury/2021/10/21/fraudsters-con-victims-out-of-94-million-in-the-region/

  • 26 Sep 2021 11:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Financial fraud rose by 30 per cent in the first half of 2021 resulting in losses of over £750m, according to the latest fraud report by banking trade body UK Finance, published this morning.

    https://www.cityam.com/rising-uk-fraud-levels-branded-a-national-threat-by-banks/

  • 26 Sep 2021 9:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Financial crime, fraud and hacking soared during the pandemic as criminals took advantage of behavioural changes during three strict lockdowns. In fact, fraud and cybercrime jumped by nearly a third in the last twelve months.

    https://www.cityam.com/exclusive-uk-fraud-is-big-business-at-52bn-each-year-says-financial-crime-guru/

  • 19 Sep 2021 7:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Impersonation scam cases more than doubled in the first half of 2021 to 33,115, a finance industry trade association has said.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/uk-finance-government-lloyds-bank-b954982.html

  • 31 Aug 2021 10:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Criminal financial activity is on the rise with loan fraud rates at their highest level in more than three years according to new data.

    https://www.cityam.com/bank-loan-fraud-surge/

  • 31 Aug 2021 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    New figures from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau show a threefold spike in reported financial losses to fraud and cyber crime in the first six months of 2021

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252505825/UK-loses-13bn-to-fraud-and-cyber-crime-so-far-this-year

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