New statistics released ahead of Valentine’s Day prove that the UK is continuing to lose huge amounts of money to romance fraud – with victims conned out of £41 million in 2017 alone. This is according to figures from The City of London Police, whose remit covers online fraud nationwide, working with Get Safe Online and its partners.
Fraudsters are purporting to be from the Home Office and cold-calling victims to claim that there is a problem with their immigration status.
Total of 850 reports of insurance fraud in 3 years as City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department launches campaign to raise awareness of fraudsters selling fake car insurance.
Rise seen in reports of victims who are told to buy iTunes vouchers in order to 'unlock' reimbursement.
Action Fraud is warning the public about fraudsters that are using the name of the British Council to trick businesses and individuals into handing over money.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today urging the public to be vigilant to the threat of online investment fraud.
Action Fraud is warning the public not to purchase tickets for the Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker Heavyweight World title boxing match on websites that are offering them before their official release date.
Fraudsters are sending out fake Sainsbury’s gift vouchers via email, with 15 reports received from members of the public yesterday.
Action Fraud is contacting around 22,000 UK victims who have made a report of fraud in which they stated that the method of transfer for payments involved a money transfer via Western Union.
We have received reports about fraudsters sending out a range of messages purporting to be from NatWest that lead to websites harvesting personal banking information.