Fraudsters are targeting college and university students ahead of the start of the new term with fake lettings in local accommodation, taking advantage of huge demand to collect fees upfront to secure a deposit.
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There has been a rise in fraudsters using social media to lure young people into “investing” in Binary Options with the promise of huge returns, when in reality victims money is just stolen.
Email accounts often contain a lot of personal information, making them a valuable target for hackers and cyber criminals. Make sure yours is protected.
This week the City of London Police, Action Fraud and Get Safe Online will be talking to people throughout the City about cyber crime and offering advice on how they can protect themselves from online fraudsters.
Fraudsters are spamming out fake British Gas utility bill emails that link to a virus that takes over victims computers.
Victims have handed over approximately £520k to fraudsters who have asked for payment using iTunes Gift Cards, since May 2016.
Online shopping websites are being utilised by fraudsters to advertise drones of various specifications for competitive prices which do not exist.
Shoppers in the market for a new car are warned to keep an eye out for fraudulent emails when looking to buy vehicles online.