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12 Nov

Accountant jailed after stealing £188K

St Albans Crown Court heard that the accountant from Hemel Hempstead, had used the money to fund an extravagant ‘City Boy’ lifestyle… https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-54896733

30 Sep

Beat the Scammers!

Fraud – Britains most common crime – says City of London Police…https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/beatthescammers/article-8711127/Fraud-Britains-common-crime-says-City-London-Police.html

30 Sep
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Sim-Swap Fraud

How can you protect yourself from sim-swap fraud which is on the rise… https://www.theabi.org.uk/news/sim-swap-fraud-is-on-the-rise.-how-can-you-stop-it-happening-to-you

28 Sep

Report Insurance Fraud to IFB

The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) are urging the Public to watch out for and report insurance claims scammers who are looking to exploit Covid-19 financial losses https://www.insurancefraudbureau.org/media-centre/news/2020/public-urged-to-watch-out-for-insurance-claims-scammers-looking-to-exploit-covid-19-financial-losses/#

Data to Go

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing a 52% rise in young identity fraud victims in the UK. Data to Go is a short film which aims to raise awareness of this identity fraud. Filmed in a London coffee shop in March this year, the film uses hidden cameras to […]

Insurers Criticised for Not Pursuing Fraudsters in Ireland

Former Irish High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has criticised the State’s loss-making insurers for not seeking the prosecution of people found to have made fraudulent injury claims. When fraud is uncovered in civil cases, typically the claimant withdraws their claim without any further repercussions, he said, with insurers failing to make a complaint to […]

Online Dating ABC

A male victim of a fraud, Terry (not his real name of course) contacted us recently following a “meeting” from a dating site with Lady E  (let’s call  her that because it isn’t her real name and neither is the name she gave the victim).  In fact they never actually met, as all their ”meeting” […]

Urgent Alert: Online Extortion Demand Affecting UK Businesses

Issued by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) ALERT: Within the past 24 hours a number of businesses throughout the UK have received extortion demands from a group calling themselves ‘Lizard Squad’. Method of Attack: The group have sent emails demanding payment of 5 Bitcoins, to be paid by a certain time and date. The […]