Action Fraud is warning the public about fraudsters advertising ‘get rich quick’ investments to scam people out of money.
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Action Fraud is issuing a warning as reports show that fraudsters are registering domain names to look like they belong to UK university email addresses.
Cyber criminals are sending victims their own passwords in an attempt to trick them into believing they have been filmed on their computer watching porn and demanding payment.
The City of London Police, which runs Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, has revealed that cyber crime victims lost £28 million.
Her Majesty’s Passport Office has teamed up with Action Fraud to raise awareness of the need to report lost and stolen passports.
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Action Fraud is warning potential tenants, and students in particular, to spot the signs of rental fraud when searching for a property after £22 million is lost.