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Good news! ICO crackdown on nuisance calls

Last week the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) wrote to over 1,000 companies that bought and sold people’s names and numbers that have been used by cold callers.

The companies have been asked to set out how they comply with the… Continue reading

DVLA warnings over bogus emails

If you licence your vehicle online, DVLA asks that you be careful about an email scam. You might get an email seemingly from DVLA asking you to confirm credit card details due to a ‘database problem’ at their end. The… Continue reading

Every second 8 scam calls take place

Most UK consumers have been phoned by a telephone fraudster – more than 3 in 5 of us have had a suspicious phone call in the past year. Four in 10 have been targeted in the past month.

Fraudsters have… Continue reading

Agencies unite to crack down on loan sharks in Cambridge

The England Illegal Money Lending Team in partnership with Cambridge City Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and Cambridge and District Citizens Advice Bureau is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of loan sharks.

Loan sharks operate illegally, without… Continue reading

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