Tag: Scams
Fraudsters pose as COVID marshals
Doorstep scammers are posing as COVID marshals to gain access to people's homes
COVID-19 scams evolving, says NTS
Criminals are adapting their methods to target the public during the COVID-19 crisis
Jury duty scam warning
Fraudsters have sent texts requesting recipients to perform jury duty or pay a fee
Croydon TS takes down fraud network
Fraudsters who preyed on elderly and vulnerable people have been sentenced
Lockdown leads to romance scams
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a spate of online romance scams across the UK
Home energy fraudsters jailed
A husband and wife who sold bogus energy efficiency products have been jailed
TSS issues energy scam warning
Scottish consumers are being warned against mis-sold energy efficiency products
Bank security scam call emerges
A new scam involves fraudsters posing as members of a bank security team
Amazon phishing scam resurfaces
Scammers are posing as Amazon representatives in order to gain banking details
Bogus gas bill scam targets public
CTSI has received evidence of fake gas bills sent to members of the public via email
Scammers target Zoom users
CTSI has received evidence of a scam targeting homeworkers via video platform Zoom
NTS offers 700 free call blockers
National Trading Standards is offering 700 free call blockers to members of the public
COVID-19: Moment of crisis
COVID-19 has brought the scammers out in force as they seek to exploit the situation
NI refund scam warning
Scammers are sending emails offering fake National Insurance refunds
COVID-19 business grants scam
Fraudsters are posing as the Government in order to get businesses' bank details
COVID-19 home testing scam alert
A scam has emerged in which criminals pose as health officials to access homes