Thousands of Brits Fall Victim To Universal Credit Fraud

Friday 12th July 2019

Thousands of Brits Fall Victim To Universal Credit Fraud

The Government has admitted that thousands of people who fell victim to a Universal Credit Fraud, might have to be put back on the old benefits system.
It was revealed this week, tens of millions of pounds is believed to have […]

Warning: Don’t let a scam ruin your retirement!

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Warning: Don’t let a scam ruin your retirement!

Action Fraud have released a warning to those with pension pots to protect, that scammers are targeting everyone with a pension, no matter how big or small.
Pension scams can be hard to spot. Scammers can be articulate and financially knowledgeable, […]

One of UK’s Biggest Scammers Jailed For 11 Years

Monday 1st July 2019

One of UK’s Biggest Scammers Jailed For 11 Years

A conman who scammed £113 million In UK’s biggest cyber scam is jailed for 11 years.
Feezan Choudhary was jailed in 2016 for 11 years after a court heard how he had orchestrated a huge scam where he targeted 750 RBS […]

EE Fined For Spamming Customers

Tuesday 25th June 2019

EE Fined For Spamming Customers

The Information Commissioners Office has fined EE £100,000 for sending millions of marketing texts without permission to do so.
Mobile giant EE has been fined £100,000 for sending millions of text messages to customers. The ICO said EE sent more than […]

HMRC puts an end to fraudsters spoof calling victims

Tuesday 4th June 2019

HMRC puts an end to fraudsters spoof calling victims

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have put new defensive controls in place to put an end to fraudsters spoofing the tax authority’s most recognisable helpline numbers.
Fraudsters have increasingly mimicked legitimate HMRC helpline numbers (often beginning with 0300) to dupe taxpayers […]

Scam Victim Wants to Warn Others

Friday 31st May 2019

Scam Victim Wants to Warn Others

Wendy Williams, was just one of over a thousand people targeted by the ‘Wolves of Wind Street’, a group of fraudsters who targeted elderly victims with a free boiler scam. Renewable Energy Centre Ltd, offered victims a free boiler under […]

Virgin Media issues warning to customers over scam phone calls

Thursday 30th May 2019

Virgin Media issues warning to customers over scam phone calls

An elderly man is warning people to be vigilant after he was targeted by scammers.
A man is warning customers to be vigilant after receiving numerous scam phone calls claiming to be from his telephone provider. John Brown, from Darlington, had […]

Businessman Jailed For Conning Footballer  

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Five Jailed For £2.8 Million Boiler Room Scam

A businessman from Doncaster has been jailed for eight and a half years for conning footballer Gary Cahill.
The Sun reported that Chelsea and England star Cahill, was conned out of £1 million by Stewart Groves who had offered the defender […]

Holiday From Hell

Tuesday 7th May 2019

Holiday From Hell

A couple from the South West, say they are stuck in a village in Corfu, which resembles a war zone.
Mick Clarke and wife Jayney claim they are stuck in the village of Agios Gordios, Corfu, which they’ve said has no […]

Scammer Steals $10,000 From Grandfather

Wednesday 1st May 2019

Scammer Steals $10,000 From Grandfather

A grandfather from Australia has been scammed out of $10,000 by a sophisticated fraudster who knew all of his personal details.
The 77 year old retired grandfather, from Australia, was called on his landline by scammers claiming to be from his […]