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  • 16 Mar 2020 12:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), alongside the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) and the Association of British Insurers (ABI), are warning the public to take caution when looking up their insurer’s details after a collision. Increasing evidence shows dodgy claims management firms are using search engine ad results to misrepresent insurers, hi-jack claims for referrals fees and potentially leave road traffic victims out of pocket. 

    https://insurancefraudbureau.org/media-centre/news/2020/beware-click-to-call-insurer-ads/

  • 15 Mar 2020 10:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sussex Police have shared a warning about coronavirus-related scams doing the rounds.

    https://www.spiritfm.net/news/sussex-news/3058855/warning-about-coronavirus-related-scams/#.Xmv_W20xIBI.twitter

  • 08 Mar 2020 10:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    LONDON (Reuters) - Victims in the United Kingdom have lost more than 800,000 pounds to coronavirus-linked scams since last month, with criminals tricking fearful people who wanted to buy protective masks, police said on Friday.

    https://uk.investing.com/news/economy/coronavirus-fraud-uk-victims-lose-800000-pounds-in-scams-2066853?ampMode=1

  • 08 Mar 2020 10:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A contestant on the reality show RuPaul's Drag Race has been disqualified over multiple allegations he "catfished" men.

    https://www.spiritfm.net/news/showbiz/3058007/rupauls-drag-race-contestant-sherry-pie-disqualified-over-catfishing-claims/#.XmUytV0AMc4.twitter

  • 08 Mar 2020 9:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    LONDON (Reuters) - Victims in the United Kingdom have lost more than 800,000 pounds to coronavirus-linked scams since last month, with criminals tricking fearful people who wanted to buy protective masks, police said on Friday.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-britain-fraud/coronavirus-fraud-uk-victims-lose-800000-pounds-in-scams-idUKKBN20T1J4

  • 08 Mar 2020 8:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than £100 million-worth of fraud has been prevented so far by a rapid response scheme which enables bank branch staff to halt scams as they are happening.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/bank-branch-staff-help-prevent-000100775.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw

  • 08 Mar 2020 8:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Overseas call centre scams have been a massive problem in the UK for a number of years, and it’s still ongoing, with an average of 21 million scam calls per month in the UK – that’s 8 per second. BBC’s ‘Panorama – Spying on the Scammers’ last night showed a huge amount of insight into one call centre in India which focuses solely on scamming victims in the UK, Australia and the USA.

    https://pressreleases.responsesource.com/news/99264/scam-calls-every-second-in-the-uk-the-truth-behind/#.XmAvEwWGRP0.twitter

  • 08 Mar 2020 8:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    THE full extent of phone scammers in India has been exposed by a UK hacker, as CCTV footage uncovering the criminals at work has been released online.

    https://www.easterneye.biz/cctv-exposes-scammers-in-indian-call-centres/

  • 08 Mar 2020 8:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    PayPal failed to close a fraudster’s account for eight months despite being warned he was using it to cheat innocent people, an investigation has revealed.

    https://www.yourmoney.com/household-bills/paypal-kept-scammers-account-open-despite-warning-he-was-conning-brits/
  • 08 Mar 2020 6:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Free NCSC webinar explains how to protect your organisation from scam email campaigns.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/phishing-still-a-problem-despite-the-work


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