India – US Call Center Scam

01 Dec
December 1, 2016

An India – US call center scam has been running strong since 2013, totaling a profit of around $300 million, and counting. Investigators have arrested 20 people in the United States, whilst Indian authorities have made 75 arrests following October raids in Mumbai.

The different kind of illegal activities that these criminals have committed range from identity theft, money laundering, wire fraud, to impersonation of an officer and much more.

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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 →

Aldi fake voucher scam

18 Oct
October 18, 2016

Supermarket shoppers in the UK, especially Birmingham, are being warned of a new scam, which is being widely circulated on social media.

A large number of Facebook users could be falling victim to con-artists, it has emerged, as a new scam regarding fake Aldi vouchers catches many social networking users off guard. Read more →

Royal Mail in deep water over scam letters

11 Oct
October 11, 2016

Royal Mail executives are to be grilled by the government amid allegations that it delivered scam letters aimed at scamming vulnerable people out of money.

The UK’s dominant postal service has been accused of making money from distributing mail, sent by international criminals that conned victims out of vast sums of money. Read more →

Online estate agent scams banned

03 Oct
October 3, 2016

An online scam by crooked estate agents is being officially outlawed by industry watchdogs as the Government is now making it illegal for estate agents to amend existing properties and relist them as new. Read more →

Students are latest tax scam targets

19 Aug
August 19, 2016

There is no federal student tax – that’s the message from the Internal Revenue Service, which is warning students and their parents about this fake tax which is part of yet another telephone scam. Read more →