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#RedCardtoCrime ahead of the UEFA European Football Championships 2016

6th June 2016

With only four days to go until the opening ceremony of the final tournament of the UEFA EURO 2016, the City of London Police is launching a campaign called #RedCardtoCrime to tackle online ticketing fraud, anti-social behaviour and the sale of counterfeit goods.

Alert: Small businesses tricked into laundering money

18th May 2016

Small businesses should be on the lookout for a new type of scam which involves overseas “investors” tricking victims into laundering money, warns the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team.

Alert: HMRC and iTunes gift card scam

18th May 2016

Action Fraud is warning people of a new trend that has hit the UK where fraudsters contact victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and trick them into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.