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  • 08 Mar 2021 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A fraudster who groomed women on dating sites to scam thousands of pounds from them was sentenced at Bristol Crown Court last week on Friday 26 February. The sentencing follows reports made to Action Fraud and good work by Avon and Somerset Police.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/fraudster-jailed-for-duping-women-out-of-thousands-via-dating-sites

  • 08 Mar 2021 10:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As fraudsters become ever-trickier, savers must be better informed about how to protect themselves and their money. Here are three high-profile cons and what people with pensions can learn from them

    https://www.raconteur.net/legal/fraud/three-high-profile-pension-scams/

  • 08 Mar 2021 10:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Conveyancing fraud was a major issue long before Covid-19 struck. The pandemic has, however, created new opportunities for scammers. This means that it is more important than ever to know how to protect your clients against conveyancing fraud. Here is a quick guide to help.

    https://propertyindustryeye.com/agents-how-can-your-clients-protect-themselves-against-conveyancing-fraud/

  • 08 Mar 2021 9:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Preparations for an “almost unprecedented” court case involving fraud charges linked to Northern Ireland’s biggest-ever property deal have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a court has heard.

    https://www.eastlothiancourier.com/news/national-news/19128939.almost-unprecedented-nama-case-delayed-pandemic/?ref=twtrec

  • 08 Mar 2021 9:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A man accused of committing fraud offences by using other people’s bank card details to pay for accommodation at a Kendal hotel and to hire cars is to stand trial later this year.

    https://cumbriacrack.com/2021/03/01/man-accused-of-committing-fraud-at-stonecross-manor/

  • 08 Mar 2021 9:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Gas and electricity theft are happening all around you. Meter tampering is very dangerous and can lead to devastating consequences. Take our quiz to find out how much you know about this dangerous crime.

    https://www.stayenergysafe.co.uk/stories/energy-theft-quiz/?utm_campaign=playbuzz&pb_traffic_source=twitter&utm_source=twitter

  • 01 Mar 2021 11:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dishonesty in general, and fraudulent claims in particular, cost the insurance market considerable amounts each year. The legal consequences of dishonesty are not always the same, however, and will depend on a number of factors, including how it manifests itself and the point in the process at which it occurs.

    https://www.incegd.com/en/news-insights/chapter-3-fraud-insurance-claims-where-are-we-now-0#.YDy1fKF0_LM.twitter


  • 01 Mar 2021 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A LAWYER who helped a fraudster run a £1.6 million scheme which saw vulnerable people conned out of their homes has been struck off.

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/19121669.lawyer-struck-off-role-1-6m-property-fraud-scheme/?ref=twtrec


  • 01 Mar 2021 11:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Four fake sickness fraudsters from Middlesbrough have been sentenced to four months in prison, after conspiring to issue fraudulent compensation claims for gastric illness against Jet2holidays. They have also been ordered to pay legal costs incurred by us.

    https://www.jet2.com/News/Fraudsters_convicted_after_fabricating_false_sickness_claims/


  • 01 Mar 2021 10:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A fraudster who has conned women out of 'tens of thousands of pounds' using online dating sites has revealed the key profile features he looks for when scoping out potential targets.

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/lifestyle/relationships/is-your-dating-app-bio-putting-you-at-risk-of-fraud/ar-BB1dYngI?ocid=st


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