Fraudsters are targeting college and university students ahead of the start of the new term with fake lettings in local accommodation, taking advantage of huge demand to collect fees upfront to secure a deposit.
Source: Students scammed into renting bogus houses and flats
Sound advice on Phone Scams and links to lots of other forms of scam too.
Source: Phone Scams – Consumer – Financial Fraud Action UK
Losing money to a scam can be extremely upsetting and frustrating. See if there’s anything you can do to get the money back.
Source: How to get your money back after a scam
Fraudsters are spamming out fake British Gas utility bill emails that link to a virus that takes over victims computers.
Source: Fake British Gas utility bills link to malware | Action Fraud
A warning via Action Fraud
Online shopping websites are being utilised by fraudsters to advertise drones of various specifications for competitive prices which do not exist.
Source: Fraudsters selling non-existent drones