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An operation has been launched by West Mercia Police aimed at protecting older and vulnerable people following an increase in telephone frauds in the force area.
If you get this WhatsApp message about Heineken giving away 5L barrels of beer do NOT click
Strictly judge on how to fight fraud after daughter-in-law loses £16,000 to scammers
Statistics released in a report by the #DateSafe working group show an average of 10 reports about dating scams every single day
Hoards of scam letters are being seized before reaching the letterboxes of vulnerable potential victims, according to Royal Mail.
The 40-year-old, from Stourbridge, West Midlands, had earlier admitted five charges related to fraudulent trading.
Phantom debt schemes vary wildly, but generally involve the attempted collection of debt that either doesn’t exist, has already been discharged or has been artificially (and illegally) inflated.
A woman fraudulently posing as a Grenfell Tower survivor filled a hotel room “to bursting” with donations meant for real victims, a court has heard.
Some of Britain's biggest fraudsters have revealed how it takes less than two minutes to scam victims into sharing their bank account details over the phone - using an app that's illegal to use in the UK.
As part of the Tele’s Safe as Houses campaign, Detective Inspector Iain McPhail, of the economic and financial investigation unit, has outlined the tricks crooks use to mine bank accounts.
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