A report compiled by Action Fraud, which is run by the City of London Police, reveals the scale of reported crime and exposes the common tactics used by fraudsters.
Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a phone scam which asks you to make premium-rate calls to the Insolvency Service.
Fraudsters are cold calling victims nationwide and tricking them into paying a debt for magazine advertisement subscriptions that do not exist.
A new report from NatWest has identified the top ways they expect fraudsters will try and get their hands on people’s cash in 2018.
A fraudster who made thousands of pounds selling football tickets he did not have on social media has been jailed for 2 years and 11 months after an investigation by the Met Police.
Royal Mail has announced that it has successfully intercepted 3 million fraudulent letters from reaching UK homes since stepping up its drive against criminals in November 2016.
As people look at booking last minute skiing holidays for the year, Action Fraud and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) are warning of the threat posed by fraudsters.
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To combat the rise of fraud and online crime affecting older people, Age UK has launched a brand new fraud prevention and victim support pilot programme in partnership with Action Fraud