Pensioners have been targeted by scammers pretending to be from the “Water Board”, which does not exist. This scam has been targeted at pensioners in Huntingdonshire. A police warning has been issued to villages that surround Huntingdon.
The scammers are… Continue reading
Citizens are advised to be on the lookout for a scam that has been occurring more frequently over the past few years. Contactless bank cards are very commonplace now and they are being utilised by criminals for scams. Contactless bank… Continue reading
The Daily Mail reported that victims of the scam had been charged over £300 for calls lasting 12 hours that they did not make themselves. Customers have phoned back a 0845 or 0843 number and are then presented with a… Continue reading
Latest information from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warns people to avoid scams related to two companies.
The first is I Cash Advance a legitimate company that has been approved by the FCA that has been cloned by scammers. This… Continue reading
Several new techniques have surfaced recently over ways scammers will try to obtain your private and sensitive information. Here are some that experts in scam prevention have picked up and how to best protect yourself.
Fraudsters will claim… Continue reading
Thousands of people have received an email including the recipient’s home address, BBC reported. The emails claim that you owe hundreds of pounds to named UK firms. These firms have been inundated with emails about this.
A security expert has… Continue reading
A year ago in April 2015, “the biggest change in a century” to private pensions happened. Consumers were given greater flexibility over how they access their pension savings. The ability to choose is welcome but there are risks attached in… Continue reading
Scammers used glue to block up a cash machine at the post office, meaning that people needed to use the ATM at the Cambridge Building Society. From this ATM, bank cards were cloned. Money from was stolen from these accounts… Continue reading
In 2015, remote banking fraud increased the most, and costs customers over £168 million, reports Financial Fraud Action UK.
Financial fraud costs customers and UK institutions around £755 million in 2015 – this is an increase of 26% compared to… Continue reading
Scammers pretending to be from the Financial Ombudsman service have been phoning and emailing people in order to steal their financial details. Be aware that the ombudsman will never email or call you unless they need information on an ongoing… Continue reading