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BANKS have agreed measures to refund victims of sophisticated fraud, it was revealed last night.
Bank staff have saved dozens of people in Brighton and Hove – mostly elderly – from becoming the victims of fraud.
A new rapid response scheme by banks and police has prevented potential fraud victims from being scammed out of £1.64million in Cheshire, new figures reveal.
Quick responses from banks and local policing teams prevented people in Dyfed-Powys from being scammed out of more than £500,000 in the last year.
An anti-fraud scheme led by police and the banking sector prevented scams worth more than £5 million last year.
MADRID (Reuters) - One of banking’s most wanted whistleblowers, Frenchman Herve Falciani, has picked unlikely new weapons to fight money-laundering and fraud - cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology behind it.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed the latest figures on the level of investment scams in the UK in 2018. The report draws on nearly 7,000 reports during 2018 together with information from Action Fraud. The report shows that people in the UK lost over £197 million in fraudulent investment scams in 2018.
LONDON (Reuters) - Metro Bank said on Monday some customers had been hit by a fraud which targets a weakness in telecom companies’ text messaging systems used to verify bank transactions, and the bank said it was a wider attack on British banks.
The FCA has warned investors about the growing threat posed by investment scammers, after £197m of investment scam losses were reported last year
A rapid response scheme by banks and local police prevented potential fraud victims in Nottinghamshire from being scammed out of £286,160 in 2018, new figures have revealed, bringing the total amount prevented to more than £477,000.
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