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Netflix & TV Licence phishing scams: Warnings from Action Fraud and Dorset Police about dodgy …

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Netflix & TV Licence phishing scams: Warnings from Action Fraud and Dorset Police about dodgy …: Separate warnings from Action Fraud and Dorset Police have warned people across the South West, and the whole of the UK, not to fall for the …: Google Alert – Fraud Suspect sought […]




Fraud of the week — emergency scams

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud of the week — emergency scams: It's Fraud Prevention Month (#FPM2017) and Halton Regional Police Service has announced its fraud of the week: emergency scams. Emergency …: Google Alert – Fraud Missouri man added to nationwide telemarketing fraud case: ST. LOUIS • A Missouri man has been added […]




'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: 'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark: The total value of fraud in Britain soared 55% to £1.14 billion last year, despite the number of cases dropping by nearly a third from 310 to 220, …: Google Alert – Fraud Court tally of fraud cases […]




Deadly phishing syndicates use emotions to scam people

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Syndicates prey on people’s emotions online to extract money from them or use them as pawns in criminal enterprises, according to the section head of the police’s electronic crime unit. Some victims even continue paying the criminals despite being warned by their family or the police, Brigadier Piet Pieterse told News24 this week. The unit, […]




South African Finance ministry sounds alarm on 419 scams

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The Minister of Finance and the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) have issued a warning to South Africans about bogus letters and emails which claim to be from the Minister and other senior public officials. The scams use what looks like the logos of the FIC and other state institutions. “The FIC is aware of these […]


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