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December 2013

Graphene investment scams on the rise

30th December 2013

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned that consumers are increasingly being targeted by fraudulent firms offering investment opportunities in graphene,

PBX Dial through fraud alert

20th December 2013

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is continuing to receive reports of individuals and businesses falling victim to “PBX Dial through fraud”.

Company involved in fake ‘voting’ lines fined

13th December 2013

PhonepayPlus, the UK regulator of premium rate telephone services has fined a company for setting up fake 'voting' lines for ITV shows including I'm A Celebrity and Britain's Got Talent that were just one digit different to the official numbers.

"Air Ambulance Service" scam leaflets

4th December 2013

The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) charity is warning people to beware of fraudulent collectors asking for donations via scam leaflets sent nationwide.

CryptoLocker alert update

3rd December 2013

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is continuing to receive reports relating to Cryptolocker, a destructive malware that installs itself on your computer and holds your files to ransom by encrypting them.