<h1 class="entry-title">Month: December 2013</h1>

Royal Mail Email Scam Alert

It is believed that fraudsters are exploiting the increase in Royal Mail deliveries during the Christmas period to upload malware on to computers of unsuspecting victims. A scam email is currently being sent to victims fraudulently claiming to be from Royal Mail.  The email states that Royal Mail is holding an item for the customer. […]

PIPCU Suspends 90 Websites Selling Counterfeit Goods

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has worked with Europol and US authorities to help suspend hundreds of websites that were selling counterfeit merchandise online to unsuspecting consumers. The 690 domain names disrupted worldwide are part of project ‘In Our Sites – Transatlantic 3’, coordinated by Europol for the participating EU Member States and […]

The Twelve Online Frauds of Christmas

The City of London Police wants everyone to enjoy the festive season and for it to be a happy time of year, which  is why it has launched its “Not Everyone is as Nice as You” campaign. See more at: