Fraudsters are sending out a wave of scam emails purporting to be from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) that claim you have to appear in court.
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Fraudsters are sending out fake Sainsbury’s and Topshop voucher deals through WhatsApp that appear to have been sent by a trusted contact.
The latest Government statistics show that only 35% of people in the UK are following Government’s latest advice to use strong passwords made up of three random words.
The UK public and small businesses are today being urged to start making every day safer as the latest online crime figures from Get Safe Online and Action Fraud reveal that a staggering £10.9 billion* was lost to the UK economy as a result of fraud, including cybercrime, in 2015/16.
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.