Urban fraud myths are everywhere, which if believed often leave people in danger of becoming a victim of fraud and cyber crime.
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The phone and broadband provider Talk Talk which has over 4 million UK customers have that said banking details and personal information could have been accessed by hackers in a recent cyber attack.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has identified a trend in consumers being targeted for investment opportunities in parking spaces at locations close to major airports.
Action Fraud is sending another 1,000 emails to UK businesses which they think may have been a victim of a recent business impersonation scam.
Action Fraud is supporting Get Safe Online Week 2015 (19th to 24th October) which aims to educate, inform and raise awareness of online security issues to make sure individuals and small businesses use the internet safely and confidently.
The results for the British Crime Survey for the first time show that fraud and cyber crime are the most prevalent crimes committed against people in England and Wales.
Five men are alleged to have allowed two fraudsters, who have already admitted the scam, to use their bank accounts to receive money from unsuspecting victims.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) is asking members of the public to be aware of a serious strain of malware called ‘Dridex’, which is being used by criminals to access UK online banking details and steal money.