Category Archives: scam

Holiday’s are coming and so are fraudsters.

The City of London Police along with ABTA and Get Safe Online are joining forces this week to warn the public about the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud. Findings from a new report, compiled by the City of London … Continue reading

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Amazon “Order” Scam – beware

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification. The scam … Continue reading

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Fake Bank Letters

  Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.  The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds … Continue reading

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On-line Security – take this survey!

The City of London Police, in partnership with Get Safe Online, has put together a National Cyber Crime Survey. Its purpose is to learn about people’s awareness of online safety and experiences of cybercrime, with a view to improve our … Continue reading

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Student Accommodation Fraud.

reblogged because it’s important! Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) Seasonal rental fraud is an emerging trend with students looking for suitable accommodation around August, before the start of the new term. Fraudsters use a variety of … Continue reading

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‘Nottingham Knockers’ 

Message sent byDarren Guy (Police, PCSO, Hart District) Police have received a number of reports that ‘Nottingham Knockers’ were operating across Fleet and Church Crookham yesterday (Friday 19th August 2016)  Dear Resident, Throughout the day on Friday, Police received several … Continue reading

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Internet Safety for the over 60’s

Message sent by Crime Prevention (Police, Prevention and Neighbourhoods Department, Hampshire) Hampshire Constabulary’s Crime Prevention Department is working with the Hampshire Police Volunteer Cadets to produce a talk aimed at Hampshire residents aged 60+, the theme will be on cyber-crime (internet … Continue reading

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