Action Fraud is warning people to watch out for fraud on the Facebook Marketplace after receiving reports from victims who have tried to purchase items and never received them.
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Action Fraud has received thousands of reports about fake emails purporting to be from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) that claim you were caught speeding.
According to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) 22% of over 55’s and 32% of over 75’s believe they have been targeted by an investment scam in the last 3 years.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) is asking people to protect themselves from malware after a computer network known as Avalanche has been taken down.
Camelot, who run the National Lottery, have confirmed in a statement that some customer accounts may have been accessed by cyber criminals.
This Christmas the City of London police who run Action Fraud, supported by police forces across the country, are launching a national awareness campaign to help prevent people from becoming victims of online shopping fraud as well as other types of fraud which people fall victim to during the seasonal period.
Fraudsters are spamming out emails claiming to be from the Metropolitan Police that are designed to trick people into downloading iSpy key logger software on their device.
New research released by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) shows that 31% of online shoppers admit that they are more likely to take a financial risk if an online retailer offers them a bargain.