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Watch out for scam invoices

30th December 2010

A number of individuals have received bogus invoices for print and online advertising.

Bus and train ticket fraud crackdown

23rd December 2010

Bus and train operators have been working with police to clamp down on those who travel with counterfeit, expired or inappropriate tickets.

Watch out for Christmas Day scam emails

22nd December 2010

Internet experts are warning of an increase in phishing scams expected over the Christmas period as scammers focus their efforts on targeting vulnerable web users with fake ‘seasons greetings’ emails.

Council Tax reduction scam

22nd December 2010

Council Tax payers are being warned to watch out for a scam that offers them discounts on their Council Tax. email address? It’s a scam

21st December 2010

Scammers are offering Facebook users the chance to have early access to a email address. In fact, clicking on the link actually gives scammers permission to access the victim’s Facebook profile.

Bank card replacement scam

20th December 2010

Police are warning bank card users to be on their guard following reports of a number of scam phone calls.

MCO Capital Limited

17th December 2010

The City of London Police has now received more than 4,000 statements from people affected by a major loans repayment fraud against MCO Capital.