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January 2014

FIFA World Cup online lottery scam

28th January 2014

Suffolk Trading Standards is warning residents to beware of scam letters claiming you have won a large sum of money in the “International FIFA World Cup Online Lottery”.

Ukash scam warning

23rd January 2014

Nottinghamshire Police are warning people about a recent phone scam in which callers are being asked to purchase Ukash vouchers in order to receive a rebate.

Fraudsters claiming to be from BT

22nd January 2014

Scammers have been cold calling people pretending to be from BT using a trick which makes them think their phone has been disconnected.

Cold callers promote diamond fraud

20th January 2014

Fraudsters operating from boiler rooms are targeting the vulnerable in a new form of investment scam involving diamonds.

Fraudsters still using low-tech methods

15th January 2014

KPMG have said that fraudsters have reverted to low-tech methods of fraud, such as bouncing cheques, as large companies have concentrated on building high-tech fraud defences.