Action Fraud launches a campaign to warn people about the threat of Computer Software Service fraud, one of the country’s most reported top five frauds.
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Fraudsters are sending out fake TV Licence refund emails that lead to convincing looking websites in a bid to steal victim bank account details.
New figures from the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) has revealed that 17-24 year olds are most likely* to fall victim to fraudsters selling fake care insurance, also known as ‘ghost brokers’.
British Airways has warned customers that card payments on its website and app were compromised after a data breach. Here is what to do if you think you have been affected.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) have warned that fraudsters are advertising fake vehicle leasing deals on social media.
Five men have been jailed after a criminal prosecution by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for a total of nearly 18 years for their involvement in a complex boiler room scam that resulted in £2.8 million losses.
Fraudsters are taking advantage of previous fraudulent or mis-sold timeshare schemes and are advising victims that they are owed compensation. Victims are told that they need to pay a fee to obtain this money.
Action Fraud is warning the public to #StayTunedToFraud as fraudsters are contacting victims, claiming to be from well-known organisations including Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Fraudsters are then tricking victims into making payments using iTunes gift cards.