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 […]

Cold-Calling Scammers Convicted

Thursday 4th April 2019

Cold-Calling Scammers Convicted

A cold-calling company based in Swansea has been caught on CCTV pressurising elderly victims into buying boilers that didn’t exist.
Renewable Energy Centre Ltd, offered victims a free boiler under what they said was a government scheme, all people had to […]

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 […]

Action fraud Warn About Pension Scammers

Thursday 14th February 2019

Action fraud Warn About Pension Scammers

Action Fraud have released a statement saying that organised criminal groups led by married couples and families are scamming pension holders to the tune of millions of pounds.
Action Fraud say criminal investigations involving regulators, government agencies and police forces are […]

Spam Marketing Bosses Banned From Operating UK Firms

Tuesday 12th February 2019

Spam Marketing Bosses Banned From Operating UK Firms

The bosses of spam marketing companies, Lad Media and The Lead Experts have been handed four and six year bans on forming companies, after they broke direct marketing laws.
Aaron Stalberg has been handed a six year ban after his business […]