Retailers advertising real fur as Faux Fur

Thursday 17th January 2019

Retailers advertising real fur as Faux Fur

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

Scammers Threatening victims With Jail

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

Pension Review Cold-Calls Banned by the Government

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

Scammers Target Netflix Accounts

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

Timeshare Trial May Hold Key To Solve Murder Case

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

Marriott Vacations in court again

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

Fraudsters sending fake TV Licensing emails

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, […]

The WhatsApp Scam

Tuesday 8th January 2019

The WhatsApp Scam

The ‘WhatsApp Gold’ scam, which has being doing the rounds since 2016, has surfaced again in the form of a new message.
Action Fraud is warning consumers of another WhatsApp scam being circulated by fraudsters again. In the message, it is […]