Several Reports That Remind Us to Be Vigilant Against Scams

Several reports in the last day or so remind us of the need to be vigilant with regard to scams.  In particular Courier Fraud and other variations of phone scams seem to be doing the rounds:

  • Man persuaded by fake policeman into cashing in & handing over his ISA savings.  Read story…
  • Attempted fraud of Talk Talk customer by scammer who knew her account details.  Read story…
  • Pensioner loses savings via bank transfer when trying to buy a caravan on Ebay. Read story…
  • 2 more suspected attempts at courier fraud in Skegness.  Read story…
  • LinkedIn fake “Support Team” email that tries to steal your login details.  Read story…
  • Increase in scam HMRC emails as tax deadline approaches.  Read story…
  • Which? looks at whether there is a north/south divide for scams. Tell your story.  Read story…