New type of courier fraud targeting older victims

Thursday 4th July 2019

New type of courier fraud targeting older victims

Vulnerable and elderly people are being targeted by scammers and coerced into spending thousands of pounds on designer watches and other expensive purchases in a new type of courier fraud.
Harrods and Watches of Switzerland say their staff have repeatedly prevented […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Taxi Driver Stops Fraud In It’s Tracks

Monday 15th April 2019

Taxi Driver Stops Fraud In It’s Tracks

A taxi driver who was driving an elderly woman to her bank, has saved her from losing her entire life savings.
A taxi driver from Bristol, was alerted to the potential fraud whilst chatting to her on the journey from her […]

Five Men Jailed Over Fraud Offences

Wednesday 10th April 2019

Five Men Jailed Over Fraud Offences

Five fraudsters have been jailed for a total of 17 years and nine months, for conning vulnerable victims out of nearly £1 million.
The five men were facing charges of conspiracy to defraud and money laundering. The court heard how, between […]

Hilton Says It Did Not Robocall Millions Of People

Monday 8th April 2019

Hilton Says It Did Not Robocall Millions Of People

Hilton Grand Vacations is urging a court of appeal to drop a lawsuit alleging the Timeshare giant bombarded consumers with unwanted Robocalls.
Melanie Glasser brought the dispute to court and argued that Hilton Grand Vacations was a ‘classic telemarketer’ and alleged […]