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  • 20 Jan 2020 12:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Seven men have been charged with 24 offences, including fraud, conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering

    https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/18161971.oxfordshire-seven-men-charged-fraud-offences/?ref=twtrec


  • 20 Jan 2020 11:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A housing fraudster from Kingswinford who sublet his council home has been handed a six-month prison sentence suspended for two years and a bill of more than £7,000.

    https://www.herefordtimes.com/news/regional/18162367.fraudster-sublet-council-home-living-kidderminster/?ref=twtrec

     


  • 20 Jan 2020 11:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    "I couldn't believe I could lose £4,000 as easy as that. It was terrible".

    Carol Norton is talking about the moment she realised she'd had thousands of pounds stolen from her and her dying husband.

    She'd become a victim of courier fraud.


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-your-money-51160548


  • 20 Jan 2020 11:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Telephone fraudsters pretending to be the police are calling homes in the #telford area. Never agree to go to your bank and give money to a courier. Hang up, call the police. Real officers are aware and investigating

    https://twitter.com/WMerciaPolice/status/1213412070546452480/photo/1


  • 20 Jan 2020 10:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Make no mistake about it, insurance fraud is a punishable crime – this is the main takeaway British giant Aviva is highlighting after winning against a fraudster, who now faces one and a half years in jail.

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/aviva-fraudster-slapped-with-18month-imprisonment-210638.aspx#.XiL2OiRXS5g.twitter


  • 20 Jan 2020 10:36 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    CAP hpi is urging motor dealers not to fall foul of a new type of scam emerging in the used car market.

    https://www.motortradenews.com/news/dont-get-caught-by-used-car-clearance-fraud/

  • 20 Jan 2020 10:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraudster has been sentenced after he impersonated his wife on the phone to try and fake his own death in Pakistan and make a false life insurance claim worth a total of £999,999.

    https://www.mortgageintroducer.com/fraudster-sentenced-after-1m-fake-death-claim/

  • 20 Jan 2020 9:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two Derbyshire pensioners have told how they fell victim to scammers who rang them at home and conned them out of thousands of pounds.

    https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/local-news/two-derbyshire-pensioners-cruelly-conned-3721867?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar


  • 20 Jan 2020 9:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fans of the Big Mac may end up lovin’ this truly bizarre story of fast-food fraud. The new HBO docuseries McMillions tells the stranger than fiction tale of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam. It’s the kind of super-sized corruption story you couldn’t make up if you tried. “This story has got everything,” as those interviewed in the trailer point out, “revenge, drugs, greed, Ronald McDonald.”

    https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/2020/01/9190139/mcdonalds-monopoly-scam-documentary-mcmillions


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