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Rise in TV Licensing fraud emails

12th September 2016

Fraudsters have been issuing fake TV Licence refund emails in a bid to steal victim bank account details with a number of potential victims reporting the scam email to Action Fraud.

Fraud victims warned of fake City Police email

12th September 2016

Victims who have been defrauded in the past are being urged to stay alert after a number of reports of phishing emails claiming to be from City of London Police.

Tell us your story

5th September 2016

Have you reported fraud to us recently? Has one of our call handlers helped you when you were a victim? Did you get the support you needed while it was investigated? We want to hear from you.

Students scammed into renting bogus houses and flats

1st September 2016

Fraudsters are targeting college and university students ahead of the start of the new term with fake lettings in local accommodation, taking advantage of huge demand to collect fees upfront to secure a deposit.