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10th October 2016

New figures reveal that men aged 65 are the most likely victims of investment fraud

Figures released today by Action Fraud and the City of London Police show that over 77 per cent of all victims reporting investment fraud are men with the average age of 65. Their average loss is over £32,000, with most victims living in metropolitan areas.

30th September 2016

Facebook account takeover, PayPal and WhatsApp fraud

We have received several reports from victims who have had their Facebook account hacked by cybercriminals who have then sent messages to their friends asking for a favour relating to PayPal.