Latest news about scams and fraud to prevent you from becoming a victim of crime.
Farmers warned of targeted fraud attacks
Farmers are being warned to be extremely wary of any suspicious calls, texts or emails.
Talk Talk hacked by cybercriminals
What to do if you have been affected
Pension Fraud - With effect from April 6th this year, when you reach 55.
“070” Warning over premium rate phone numbers.
If anyone approaches you online or otherwise providing an “070” number for contact, be wary that this could be a scam and do not call the number.
Fake payments invoice
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau advises of a high number of reports about emails containing a piece of malware and purporting to be an invoice or containing details of transactions.
Operation Sterling is reissuing its warning regarding 'Courier Scams' - a fraud that is mainly targeting the elderly and vulnerable in our communities.
Ofcom consumer guide on phone number scams.
Ofcom have published a consumer guide for consumers and businesses on phone number scams.
Graphene Investment Fraud
Cold calling selling fraudulent investments
Fraud Trends Overview
The latest fraud trends
Construction Fraud & Company Impersonation
Building and infrastructure projects are being targeted by fraudsters
Operation Sterling has become aware of a growing trend where people are being cold called on their home or mobile numbers by people offering quick, easy and unsecured loans.
Know Your Business Guide
Fraud affects 1 in 4 small businesses every year. Last year fraud losses to Small Medium Enterprises were estimated at £18.9 billion.
Restaurants targeted by card fraudsters
Card fraudsters are targeting restaurants in Central London
CIFAS Fraud Threat Alerts and Problem Profile Bulletins
CIFAS Fraud Threat Alerts and Problem Profile Bulletins.