TV and Radio Presenter Scammed out of life savings

Thursday 12th September 2019

TV and Radio Presenter Scammed out of life savings

TV and radio presenter, Helen Skelton has spoken out and revealed she lost her life savings after fraudsters fooled her over the phone.
Speaking on ITV breakfast show with Lorraine Kelly, Helen Skelton told viewers to be cautious after the busy […]

Fraudster Jailed Over Rental Scam

Thursday 5th September 2019

Fraudster Jailed Over Rental Scam

A fraudster has been jailed and ordered to pay back money he made in a property rental scam.
Following a series of reports to Action Fraud, Zhaker Darvesh has been jailed for conning victims into paying him thousands of pounds in […]

Watch out for scammers targeting your bills!

Thursday 22nd August 2019

Watch out for scammers targeting your bills!

Action Fraud are warning people to be on the lookout after scammers target utility customers with fake emails.
Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails purporting to be from utility companies, including British Gas and Anglian Water. The […]

Family TUI Holiday Ends In Disaster

Wednesday 21st August 2019

Travel Agents Sentenced For Fraud

Holiday giant TUI faces further complaints after two family holidays are ruined by sickness jobs.
The Martin family are among 60 others who claim they were struck down with a severe gastric illness whilst staying at a four star hotel in […]

Insurance Worker Jailed For £390,000 Fraud

Wednesday 14th August 2019

Insurance Worker Jailed For £390,000 Fraud

A claims handler working for AIG has been jailed for defrauding the insurer out of more than £390,000 to fund his drug addiction.
James Beaver, worked for AIG insurance as a complex claims case worker, but began defrauding the company after […]

Serial Fraudster Ordered To Pay Back His Ill-gotten Gains!

Thursday 8th August 2019

Serial Fraudster Ordered To Pay Back His Ill-gotten Gains!

A serial fraudster who was sentenced to four years behind bars, has been ordered to pay back £315,000.
Malcolm Forsyth created false identities to obtain mortgage deals, open bank accounts and even claim benefits. He was ordered to pay back all […]

£80,000 Fine For Failing To Keep Data Safe

Tuesday 6th August 2019

£80,000 Fine For Failing To Keep Data Safe

The ICO tells London Estate Agency: Companies must accept that they have a legal obligation to both protect and keep secure the personal data they are entrusted with. Where this does not happen, we will investigate and take action.
A London […]

Betting Fraudsters Ordered To Pay Back Victims

Thursday 1st August 2019

Betting Fraudsters Ordered To Pay Back Victims

Two men sentenced for money laundering in a betting scam which netted them £3.5 million, have been ordered to pay back some of their ill-gotten gains to victims.
The two men were involved in a complex case of money laundering which […]

Scammer Brothers Jailed for Conning Pensioner

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Scammer Brothers Jailed for Conning Pensioner

Two brothers have been jailed for scamming elderly and vulnerable victims in a rogue trader scam.
The Flynn brothers were jailed in 2013 for a rat catcher scam, in which they sneaked dead rats into homes of vulnerable people’s homes, […]

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 […]