You’d be surprised how cunning these fraudsters can be, masquerading as trusted entities – your bank, HMRC, even the police! They’ve conned folks out of nearly £100 million over the past year alone. So, let’s dissect this deception and stay one step ahead.
What’s Going On? With a staggering £230 million lost to investment scams in just two years, we need to be more vigilant than ever. In the first half of 2021 alone, fraud of this type accounted for £107 million lost. The crafty scammers behind these tricks continuously adapt their methods, but their schemes usually follow […]
We’ve all encountered the tales of crypto-millionaires, those who’ve ridden the wave of the digital currency boom and turned modest investments into impressive fortunes. Yet, for every success story, there’s a tale of loss and woe – a stark reminder that, with its wild price fluctuations, the cryptocurrency market is far from a guaranteed route […]
In the minefield of financial scams, understanding what constitutes an ‘unauthorised fraud’ is crucial. We’re here to shed light on this complex topic and highlight ways we can help if you’ve fallen victim to these insidious scams. • What is Unauthorised Fraud? This term refers to situations where you’ve been charged for a payment you […]
An alarming reality that many of us might not be aware of is the staggering £1.3bn stolen by fraudsters across all fraud types in the UK in 2021. This distressing statistic comes straight from UK Finance, the trade association representing the UK banking and financial services sector. • The Deception Tactics: Crafty criminals are finding […]