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Fraudsters offering fake Government grants

7th December 2017

Individuals and businesses are being warned to watch out for cold calls from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

Cold calls from bogus bailiffs

2nd November 2017

There has been an increase in cold calls to the public from bogus bailiffs requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

Fake modelling jobs advertised online and through social media

1st November 2017

Action Fraud have noticed that Fraudsters have been setting up fake adverts on social media (including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) and job browsing websites to dupe people into believing they are recruiting for prospective models.

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