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  • 11 Aug 2019 9:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Some of the UK’s major banks have been criticised for failing to sign up to a voluntary code which helps victims of authorised push payment fraud.

    https://www.yourmoney.com/saving-banking/millions-still-vulnerable-to-bank-transfer-scams/


  • 11 Aug 2019 9:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The biggest Amazon fraud ever discovered in the EU has been uncovered reportedly costing the company €330,000 in lost product.

    https://tamebay.com/2019/08/biggest-amazon-fraud-ever-in-eu-discovered.html


  • 11 Aug 2019 8:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    MoneySavingExpert.com is warning users to beware of a scam letter which claims to be from us and tells people they're owed money as part of a PPI reclaim. Here's what happened when we turned the tables and called one of the contact numbers on the letter.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2019/08/beware-of-scam-letters-which-claim-they-re-from-moneysavingexper/


  • 11 Aug 2019 7:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    UK students are at risk from email scams because many top universities are not following best practices to block fraudulent emails, new research has claimed.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/email-fraud-warning-issued-students-070000051.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw


  • 05 Aug 2019 4:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Members of the public are being contacted by fraudsters who are offering ‘free’ or ‘low cost’ government grants and loans.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/fraudsters-targeting-people-with-offers-of-free-or-low-cost-government-grants-and-loans

  • 05 Aug 2019 4:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A “despicable” Shropshire rogue trader who pressured two couples into paying more than £16,000 for shoddy work on their homes has been jailed for more than two years.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/08/01/despicable-shropshire-rogue-trader-is-jailed-over-fraud/


  • 05 Aug 2019 4:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Islanders are being warned to be extra vigilant after fraudsters targeted local households with scam EuroLotto letters in Jersey.

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  • 30 Jul 2019 6:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An independent builders merchant has issued a warning to others to be vigilant when accepting suppliers’ bank details by email after being caught out by a fraudulent email.

    https://www.buildersmerchantsjournal.net/fraud-warning-as-merchant-is-scammed-by-suppliers-hacked-email/


  • 29 Jul 2019 6:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    North Yorkshire Police says it's had a growing number of reports of scam phone calls, which involve you being asked to 'press 1'.

    https://www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2917004/scam-phone-warning-on-yorkshire-coast/#.XTjNfJLyrYs.twitter


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