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David Cope, 68, was sentenced to a total of 32 months at Stafford Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation and theft at an earlier hearing.
A Bridlington woman who wrongly claimed over £7,700 of her dead mother’s pension from the East Riding Pension Fund has been given a suspended prison sentence.
In an extraordinary new case of fraud, a house that was for sale was ‘stolen’ and then rented out.
Police have warned drivers to watch out for fake traffic wardens issuing fraudulent tickets in order to steal driver's bank details.
Tens of millions of pounds of public money is believed to have been stolen, with claimants left owing hundreds, after fraudsters targeted Britain's main welfare benefit, universal credit.
An estate agent at Foxtons who started warning landlords about a gang specialising in sub-letting scams received anonymous late-night threats on her mobile phone.
The theft of as many as 5 million passport numbers from the Marriott hotel chain last year continues to worry consumers concerned that criminals were using their information for fraud or even travel.
Helping to recover £3.7 million of money lost to cyber conveyancing fraud is no small feat, and Pen Underwriting is happy to report it’s been able to do just that through the fraud response initiative it set up in partnership with UK law firm Mills & Reeve.
In light of recent fraudulent villa scams hitting headlines, specialist villa rental company Villa Retreats know that trade partnerships are more important than ever in providing consumers with an additional trusted sales channel.
Action Fraud is warning that elderly victims are being targeted by individuals who say they are police officers or traffic wardens.
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