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Alert: Small businesses tricked into laundering money

18th May 2016

Small businesses should be on the lookout for a new type of scam which involves overseas “investors” tricking victims into laundering money, warns the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team.

Alert: HMRC and iTunes gift card scam

18th May 2016

Action Fraud is warning people of a new trend that has hit the UK where fraudsters contact victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and trick them into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

Eight men jailed for defrauding elderly of £1million

6th May 2016

Collaboration between the National Terrorist Financial Intelligence Unit (NTFIU) and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) leads to eight men being jailed for a total of 34 years for defrauding elderly people out of approximately £1 million.

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