The 12 signs your email could be under attack

Monday 25th March 2019

The 12 signs your email could be under attack

Cybersecurity experts have revealed a list of the 12 most common subject lines in phishing emails targeting businesses.
No email security solution is 100% effective. Hackers put a lot of effort into developing attacks that circumvent email protection and end up […]

Residents Warned About Timeshare Scam

Friday 22nd March 2019

Residents Warned About Timeshare Scam

The State of Tennessee, U.S. has warned residents to be on alert if they own a timeshare. The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance say’s there is a big problem with people being scammed in their State and timeshares ranked […]

Scammed out of $63,000 on a timeshare that was never built

Thursday 21st March 2019

Scammed out of $63,000 on a timeshare that was never built

A 68 year old retired couple from Arizona, U.S. paid more than $63,000 for a timeshare condominium in Mexico. The couple were planning on spending a couple of weeks there every year, however, the couple learned the resort was never […]

Vote Leave fined £40,000 for spam text messaging

Wednesday 20th March 2019

Vote Leave fined £40,000 for spam text messaging

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Vote Leave Limited £40,000 for sending out thousands of unsolicited text messages during the 2016 EU referendum. Following an investigation by the ICO, discovered that the Vote Leave campaign sent 196,154 text messages promoting […]

2 Years for Illegal investment scheme

Monday 18th March 2019

2 Years for Illegal investment scheme

In a case bought by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”), Virdee was sentenced to 2 years in prison and ordered to carry out 300 hours unpaid community work. Virdee pleaded guilty to 4 charges relating to misleading consumers, fraud and, […]

Another warning over TV Licensing Scam

Thursday 14th March 2019

Another warning over TV Licensing Scam

Action Fraud are again issuing fresh warnings over an ongoing TV Licensing phishing scam. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau are continuing to receive high numbers of complaints through their reporting service.
Fraudsters are sending members of the public fake TV Licensing […]

Carphone Warehouse Fined £29 million

Wednesday 13th March 2019

Carphone Warehouse Fined £29 million

Dixons Carphone Warehouse has been handed a £29.1 million fine from the Financial Conduct Authority for mis-selling its Geek Squad service. The FCA said Carphone Warehouse trained its staff in ‘spin selling’ its Geek Squad policy to customers who already […]

Animal Lovers Warned Over Fraud Scheme

Monday 11th March 2019

Animal Lovers Warned Over Fraud Scheme

Future pet owners are being warned about a new online fraud that has scammed victims out of £3 Million.
Action Fraud has issued a warning that between March 2012 and April 2018, 5066 reports were made to the National Fraud and […]

More Timeshare Scams From The U.S.

Thursday 7th March 2019

Timeshare owners face further financial exploitation from scammers, warns action fraud!

The Better Business Bureau in the U.S. is warning consumers about yet another timeshare scam. A woman from Texas reported to the consumer watchdog about a call she received from a timeshare resale agent based in Chicago.
The cold-caller said he […]