More than £126 million was lost in the UK last year to a type of fraud where people are conned into making expected payments to a different bank account
Source: Account switch scam nets 5,000 victims – BBC News
Investors are being urged to be wary of a new pension fraud claiming to offer high returns for investing in forestry schemes.
Source: Pensioners warned over forestry investment scam – Littlehampton Gazette
A useful guide from Electrical Safety First on the dangers of electrical chargers and some basic safety checks you can carry out to help stay safe.
Source: Electrical Chargers Safety | Electrical Safety First
Research shows investment in PSCO’s saves the justice system £56 for every £10 invested
Source: Cutting PCSO numbers has a real cost | Article | News | UNISON National
Oren Kedem asks if we’re using the right methods to teach victims about scams or are some other forces preventing the warning messages from being effective?
Source: After a decade, why can’t we finally be rid of the Microsoft scam? – SC Magazine UK
You can report a fraud to Action Fraud by using our online fraud reporting tool, or by speaking to our specialist fraud advisers on 0300 123 2040
Source: How to report fraud and cyber crime | Action Fraud
Action Fraud is highlighting the latest scams based on reports from the public assessed and analysed by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).
Source: Latest scams to hit the UK over the past month | Action Fraud
Legitimate employers do not ask their employees to receive money in their personal accounts and then send it on to them
Source: ItsAScam.email – Money Mule Scams
If you receive a missed call on your mobile phone from a number you don’t recognise, think twice before calling it back.
Source: Missed call scams
Today’s evolving technology space means exposure to a ransomware threat is an everyday occurrence. These threats pose a significant security risk to all
Source: Threat evolution – Ransomware – Easy pickings, easy profit,