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  • 06 Jul 2020 12:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Facebook and Google lack effective controls to prevent fraudsters from posting scam adverts, according to a Which? investigation.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/too-easy-fraudsters-post-scam-230100081.html


  • 06 Jul 2020 12:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Customers have been warned to be vigilant by Morrisons after an email scam designed to dupe them into handing over credit card details has started doing the rounds.

    https://www.kentlive.news/whats-on/shopping/morrisons-urgent-warning-over-realistic-4293271?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar


  • 06 Jul 2020 12:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man who used sleight of hand tricks to con bank and post offices out of more than £900 has been jailed.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2020/07/03/sleight-of-hand-trickster-jailed/


  • 06 Jul 2020 11:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Many people could be vulnerable to a fraud attack by failing to spot the warning signs that a message appearing to be from a legitimate company is actually a scam, research from TSB suggests.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/majority-people-struggle-spot-messages-230100116.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw

  • 06 Jul 2020 11:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A national campaign is currently underway to raise awareness of scams – particularly those that have emerged as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

    http://news.wales/news/25250-campaign-urges--dont-get-scammed.html?mc_cid=ccb746e969


  • 06 Jul 2020 11:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A rogue trader based in Shropshire who breached a cold-calling court order for the sixth time has been sent to prison.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2020/06/19/jailed-rogue-trader-near-whitchurch-breaches-court-order-for-sixth-time/


  • 06 Jul 2020 11:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police Scotland have recently received a number of reports of scam calls purportedly from Amazon. There are two frequently reported messages:

    https://www.tsscot.co.uk/amazon-scams/


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:03 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The NCSC's Suspicious Email Reporting Service has received over a million reports of scam emails.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/british-public-help-reach-milestone-against-scammers


  • 06 Jul 2020 7:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scams can be difficult to recognise, but there are things you can look out for. You can use our online scams helper to get advice that’s specific to your situation.

    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/consumer/scams/check-if-something-might-be-a-scam/

  • 29 Jun 2020 10:48 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Pensions leader Henry Tapper describes one of his main passions as “people working together in common endeavour”.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/pensions/2020/06/25/covid-19-is-providing-opportunities-for-scammers/


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