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4 scams to look out for

1st March 2017

Action Fraud is highlighting the latest scams based on reports from the public assessed and analysed by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).

NHS members targeted by tax rebate scam

17th February 2017

NHS members are being targeted by tax rebate companies that claim they offer services where they can get a tax rebate on the victim’s behalf. Victims on average are left £34k out of pocket.

Medical practices targeted by CEO Fraud

1st February 2017

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has seen an increase in the volume of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Fraud reports whereby medical practices are the targeted victim in recent months.

HMRC and Apple gift card fraud

26th January 2017

In the hundreds of cases reported to Action Fraud since May last year, fraudsters have been continually requesting victims purchase Apple iTunes gift cards as a means of payment for cons involving Her Majesty Revenues and Customs (HMRC).