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Cold calls from bogus bailiffs

2nd November 2017

There has been an increase in cold calls to the public from bogus bailiffs requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

Fake modelling jobs advertised online and through social media

1st November 2017

Action Fraud have noticed that Fraudsters have been setting up fake adverts on social media (including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) and job browsing websites to dupe people into believing they are recruiting for prospective models.

Alert: PPI fraudsters claiming to be from the FCA

5th October 2017

Fraudsters are posing as officials from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and are cold calling people stating that they are eligible for a Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claim.