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  • 15 Jan 2018 9:15 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The cold-calling con, which authorities have warned is becoming more prevalent, saw the 77-year-old from Eastbourne convinced she had an unpaid tax debt.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-42570454

  • 15 Jan 2018 9:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Unexpected phone calls over the weekends, fake threats of scams, fake bank accounts – they’re all things we need to look out for.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/fraud-victims-age-young-old-elderly-lose-money-vulnerable-financial-crime-identity-a8134516.html

  • 15 Jan 2018 9:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new con, in which fraudsters set up a fake email address in the same names as club chairmen, has targeted several teams up and down the UK.

    http://www.thecricketer.com/default.aspx?pageid=1223&catid=71&topicid=43910

  • 07 Jan 2018 10:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    These scammers target the older and more vulnerable members of our communities, offering fish for sale which is of poor quality, not stored properly, and at inflated prices, using pressure techniques on the doorstep.


    https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/scots-pensioners-targeted-by-conmen-selling-fish-door-to-door/


  • 07 Jan 2018 10:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Online financial fraud is victimising more youngsters than older people as the formers' digital activities are usually marred by lax security practices and lack of reliance on security products.


    https://teiss.co.uk/news/youngsters-financial-crimes-uk/


  • 07 Jan 2018 10:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An online investment scam targeting people through social media has seen the amount of money lost by victims in the UK rise by 400,000% in six years.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/britons-lose-millions-online-rich-quick-schemes-043000971.html


  • 07 Jan 2018 10:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters have launched their latest effort to get people to give away their bank details by pretending to be from HMRC


    https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/5268944/warning-over-hmrc-scam-email-that-promises-you-a-tax-refund-ahead-of-self-assessment-deadline/

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