Archive for month: November, 2016

Secret Sister

29 Nov
November 29, 2016

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of scams going round. Strong focus is being pointed at social media platforms like Facebook.

Currently, police are warning people that the new scam making rounds on social media is the “Secret Sister Gift Exchange”.

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The Blessing Loom

24 Nov
November 24, 2016

Internet scams are very common in today’s day and age. This one is a pyramid scheme that’s slowly trying to gain momentum on Facebook.

Victims who have fallen for the ‘Blessing Loom’ scam had been promised PayPal payments of £800 after they contribute £100 and recruit 2 more persons. Read more →

Trump University Scam

21 Nov
November 21, 2016

Donald Trump has many a time repeated that he never settles for lawsuits, despite a long history of doing so. However, the president-elect’s decision to settle for a $25 million fraud lawsuit was being defended by White House Chief of Staff, saying that Trump wanted to begin the year without any distractions. Read more →

OCG’s set their eyes on foreign banks

15 Nov
November 15, 2016

According to a convicted fraudster, OCG’s have decided to move towards foreign banks as the UK banking institutions and their partners have made a large impact on criminals with their adverts to ensure customers are being more cautious. Read more →

Cyber Attack on Tesco Bank

09 Nov
November 9, 2016

The bank is currently suffering a cyber-attack; criminals have been stealing money from the customers’ accounts through online activity.

The Chief Executive of Tesco Bank has expressed his worries and apologised for the worry and inconvenience that this has brought to their customers. The bank is taking every step necessary to protect the accounts of their clients. Read more →