Police Raid Courier Scammers

Friday 19th July 2019

Police Raid Courier Scammers

Officers raid properties and make arrests as part of multi-force courier fraud crackdown.
Teams from the North East Regional Specialist Operations Unit, Derbyshire Constabulary and the City of London Police have raided three properties across London as part of a multi-force […]

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 […]

Don’t let a scam ruin your holiday

Thursday 11th July 2019

Don’t let a scam ruin your holiday

Fraudsters stole more than £7 million from holidaymakers in 2018.
Action Fraud’s figures show more than 5,000 tourists were conned into paying for fake flights, non-existent villas and other scams. Figures released by Action Fraud show the average amount lost due […]

Marriott Must pay £99 Million Fine

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Marriott Must pay £99 Million Fine

The Information Commissioner’s Office says it is issuing Marriott International a £99 million fine, for a huge date breach in 2014.
The data breach led the personal and financial details of some 339 million guests being stolen by cyber-criminals. The breach […]

Warning Over Counterfeit Currency In Circulation

Tuesday 9th July 2019

Warning Over Counterfeit Currency In Circulation

Action Fraud have issued a warning over counterfeit currency and the organised crime syndicates, making big money from it.
In 2018 alone, more than £10 million worth of counterfeit bank notes were taken out of circulation. This only represents a small […]

British Airways Ordered To Pay Record Fine

Monday 8th July 2019

British Airways Ordered To Pay Record Fine

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has informed British Airways they are facing a record fine of £183.39 million, this is the biggest fine ever issued by the ICO.
Between June and September 2018, the airline suffered a massive cyber-attack leading to […]

First Time Buyer Has Deposit Stolen

Friday 5th July 2019

First Time Buyer Has Deposit Stolen

Home buyers are being warned that fraudsters are out to steal their money and to be on guard when purchasing a new property.
Action Fraud has issued the warning after a charity worker who was about to purchase his first home, […]

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 […]