Fake holiday scammers stole £600 rent money

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

A young woman from Cambridge had £600 stolen from her bank account after she entered her details on a fake holiday booking site. Alex Roberts found a cheap packaged deal for a trip to the Maldives for just £700, which […]

Retailers advertising real fur as Faux Fur

Thursday 17th January 2019

Clothes shops have been selling real fur, but advertising it as fake. After an investigation by the Advertising Standards Authority discovered this practice was widespread, they have ordered retailers to stop immediately. The agency has given retailers a deadline of […]

Scammers Threatening victims With Jail

Wednesday 16th January 2019

Police in Derbyshire are warning residents that scammers are operating in the area again, this time posing as HMRC officials. The police have taken the step to warn residents after numerous reports were made and one victim reported having lost […]

Pension Review Cold-Calls Banned by the Government

Tuesday 15th January 2019

Thousands of people have lost their entire life savings through pension mis-selling, now the government has taken action and changed the law to stop this from happening.
Fraudsters have been using the term ‘Free Pension Review’ and over the past four […]

Scammers Target Netflix Accounts

Monday 14th January 2019

Netflix are warning customers to be vigilant after millions of users are targeted by scammers. The problem has become so bad the US government has issued an official warning about the highly convincing emails asking them to update their payment […]

Timeshare Trial May Hold Key To Solve Murder Case

Friday 11th January 2019

The partner of serial Timeshare fraudster John “Goldfinger” Palmer is facing trial in Spain this week, in a case which police say could hold the key to his murder. Christina Ketley and Richard Cashman are accused of selling non-existent timeshares […]

Marriott Vacations in court again

Thursday 10th January 2019

In the ongoing case of Marriott V Ritz-Carlton Club members, a federal judge partly granted a sanctions motion.
Owners filed the motion earlier in the year, claiming Marriott was acting unreasonably, and in bad faith, by hiding essential documents from the […]

Fraudsters sending fake TV Licensing emails

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Action Fraud are warning that a new round of Fake TV licensing emails are being circulated and, in December alone, 200 crime reports were made to Action Fraud.
Back in October, Action Fraud released a warning about TV Licensing phishing emails, […]