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May 2013

Fraudsters jailed for British Gas scam

31st May 2013

Two businessmen have been jailed after making thousands from selling fake British Gas insurance policies from their offices in South London.

Small businesses lose £785 million to cybercrime

23rd May 2013

In a new report, Cyber security and fraud: the impact on small businesses, The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has partnered with the Home Office and the Business Department to look at issues affecting small firms.

HMRC tax credit phishing emails

21st May 2013

HM Revenue and Customs are warning tax claimants about phishing emails sent out by fraudsters in the run-up to the renewal deadline.

Beware - new variation of courier fraud

17th May 2013

Police are investigating a new variation of card fraud, which tricks people into handing over all their credit and debit cards to a courier on their doorstep.

Warning over Facebook malware

14th May 2013

Microsoft has issued a security warning after malware was discovered masquerading as web browser add-ons, that hijacks Facebook accounts.