Category Archives: scam

How to protect yourself from cyber bullying and online harassment #BeCyberSmart — CharityUKNews

Most people set up an account on a social media site like Facebook or Twitter so that they can share what is happening in their lives and interact with friends and family online. West Mercia Police are working with a … Continue reading

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Puppy and Kitten farms – a warning

Please be aware that unscrupulous fraudsters are selling pets via auction websites. Personally I recommend that you visit the breeder, see the animals first hand and check for yourself what you are supporting and buying into. Mail order pets are … Continue reading

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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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