Action Fraud is reminding consumers of the importance of protecting themselves at a cash machine, following a number of reports of suspicious incidents.
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Action Fraud has received a surge in calls and reports from concerned members of the public who have received debt collection and council tax scam emails.
The City of London Police has joined forces with Get Safe Online and ABTA to warn you about the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud.
Action Fraud has received hundreds of reports from the public that have been sent fake emails from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and PayPal.
A convicted fraudster has revealed to the City of London Police’s Proactive Intelligence Team how criminal gangs are recruiting unsuspecting members of the public as Money Mules as way to launder the proceeds of crime.
New figures from the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Get Safe Online show that incidents of online ticket fraud rose by 55% in 2015, costing the UK public £5.2 million.
Fraudsters are obtaining genuine banking customer security information and getting access to accounts by performing “man-in-the-middle” vishing scams.
Eight people have been arrested by Essex Police after hundreds reported being scammed after buying tickets to sporting events.