As the start of the 2016 summer games in Rio de Janeiro approaches, the increase in media coverage provides an opportunity for criminals to take advantage of people’s familiarity with the Olympic brand for their own gain.
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With online crime becoming an increasing threat for businesses, new figures from Get Safe Online and Action Fraud show that from March 2015 – March 2016, a huge total of £1,079,447,765 was reported lost by businesses to online crime.
Action Fraud is highlighting the latest scams based on reports from the public assessed and analysed by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).
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.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has noticed a trend in fraudsters impersonating public sector bodies and placing orders with businesses that have an existing supply relationship.
Fraudsters are cold calling victims and persuading them to transfer their pension from legitimate schemes into unregulated forestry investments schemes that promise of high returns.
The US Justice Department and Dutch Authorities have announced enforcement against an international scam mail scheme targeting the elderly and vulnerable.
A new phishing campaign which has hit students of UK universities claims that the student has been awarded an educational grant by the Department for Education.