NFIB (National fraud intelligence bureau) 


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  • 05 Dec 2015 8:09 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    There has recently been a series of incidents whereby fraudsters either phone or attend the home address of elderly members of the public claiming to be police officers. The fake officer/s will claim that they are investigating a fraud which they believe the elderly person to be a victim of. The fake officer/s will then request the bank cards and personal identification numbers (PIN) of the victim and claim these are needed for investigation purposes. If first contact is made by a phone call, the fake officer/s will tell the victim that someone will be over to collect the evidence.

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  • 24 Nov 2015 8:32 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    With Christmas almost here again, more and more of us are going online to find those special presents, do the big food shop, book that last minute break, keep in touch and send greetings. The internet has brought us more convenience, choice and the time to plan, relax and enjoy.

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  • 24 Nov 2015 8:28 PM | David Clark (Administrator)
    Fraudsters have set up a high specification website template advertising various electrical goods and domestic appliances. These goods are listed below market value and do not exist. The fraudsters will request your card details via the website, however the purchaser will then receive an email stating the payment failed and they must pay via bank transfer.

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  • 22 Nov 2015 10:10 AM | David Clark (Administrator)
    European Distribution Fraud happens when a European manufacturer or supplier is contacted by a fraudster claiming to be a well-known UK company. The fraudster places a large order of goods. These goods are sent to the UK where they are picked up by criminals and never paid for.

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  • 22 Nov 2015 10:03 AM | David Clark (Administrator)
    The NFIB has received intelligence that suspects are purporting to be bailiffs and requesting payment for unpaid advertising or marketing costs which do not exist.

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  • 05 Nov 2015 8:36 PM | David Clark (Administrator)
    The NFIB has been made aware of a phishing attack on a financial institution whereby an email containing a JAR file attachment has been sent in order to socially engineer bank staff into unpacking the compressed file.

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  • 30 Oct 2015 9:34 PM | David Clark (Administrator)
    The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has seen an increase in the volume of CEO Fraud reports in recent months. This has resulted in substantial financial losses for several businesses that have fallen victim to this type of fraud.

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