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Automated Action Fraud Tech Support scam calls

17th April 2018

We are aware of fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud contacting victims using automated phone calls in order to gain remote access to their computers and drain bank accounts.

Well-known names being used in cryptocurrency scams

13th April 2018

Fraudulent websites claiming to offer cryptocurrency investments are using images and fabricating recommendations from prominent individuals such as Deborah Meaden from the BBC’s Dragons' Den and Martin Lewis, the founder of, without their consent.

Royal Mail stops 3 million fraudulent letters

7th March 2018

Royal Mail has announced that it has successfully intercepted 3 million fraudulent letters from reaching UK homes since stepping up its drive against criminals in November 2016.