Action Fraud the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, which is now part of the City of London Police, celebrated its fifth birthday this week.
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Fraudsters are using a new scam to make the people they are phoning believe they are speaking to a trusted organisation by fooling their phones into displaying any number they choose.
Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) has seen a rise in the number of fraudsters targeting small businesses using invoice and phone scams to defraud them out of money.
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a national campaign ‘Scamsmart’ to warn people about investment fraud and how to spot a potential scam.
Antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender has warned that fake videos spreading across Facebook are leading to malware infections rather than the promised content.
Action Fraud’s specialist advisers are now able to offer help, advice and support on fraud and cyber crime through Facebook and Twitter.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is warning online sellers of a scam that involves Gumtree, PayPal, Western Union and the City of London Police.
Households are being warned to watch out for a new scam where fraudsters are purporting to be from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).