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Fraud News

Man arrested over email scam

4th January 2011

A man suspected of being part of an international advance fee fraud was arrested in Manchester at the end of last year.

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.