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).
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With fraud set to become the most prevalent type of crime in England and Wales, we’re urging you to act now to protect yourself from falling victim to fraud and cyber crime.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team have identified an emerging fraud where social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.
Fraudsters are sending out a high number of phishing emails purporting to be from the charity‘Migrant Helpline’ that lead to Ramnit – a type of banking malware.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team is warning homeowners about organised criminal groups that target empty properties in the UK to apply for mortgages and loans.
Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.
Fraudsters are posing government officials in order to trick people into installing ransomware which encrypts files on victim’s computers.
Yahoo has confirmed that more than 1 billion user accounts may have been affected in a data breach that dates back to 2013.