Crime
Public warned of NI phone scam
A new phishing scam threatens to terminate National Insurance eligibility
Fund opens to tackle loan sharks
Funding applications are open for projects that combat illegal money lending
New banking scams emerge
Evidence of new text message-based banking scams has been received by CTSI
Rogue jailed for overpriced work
Thomas Turner targeted vulnerable residents of four counties with overpriced work
West Yorkshire TS seizes illicit tobacco
An operation to take illegal tobacco off the streets has seized 90,000 cigarettes
Bogus Royal Mail text sent to public
CTSI has received evidence of a fraudulent text claiming to be from Royal Mail
Farmer jailed for welfare offences
A farmer from Herefordshire has been jailed for numerous animal welfare offences
Phone scam targets home workers
The latest scam involves criminals posing as BT Openreach staff
New vaccine email scam emerges
A new email scam is using the vaccine rollout as a cover to steal personal details
Fur coats and fraudsters
Fur coat purchases could be used as a cover for buying jewellery, says Robert Grice
FCA issues ‘clone firm’ warning
A rise in 'clone firm' scams has led the Financial Conduct Authority to issue advice
Brexit scam text sent to public
A new scam message is attempting to obtain personal information
Bogus lockdown rebate scam
Another text-based scam themed around the coronavirus pandemic has emerged
Vaccine scam message emerges
A new text message scam claims the COVID-19 vaccine is available to recipients
Payment scam targets NHS staff
A new telephone scam targeting NHS workers has emerged in Scotland
Rogue car park painters warning
Warwickshire Trading Standards warns about scammers posing as highways workers.