Consumers are warned to be alert for any suspicious phone calls, texts and emails from fraudsters claiming to be from their bank, the police or other trusted companies, following the potential data breach at Equifax
Members of a north west-based gang who used fraudulently-obtained bank cards to steal more than £300,000 were sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Friday, 1 September 2017.
A fraudster whose bedroom contained an ‘Aladdin’s cave’ of card skimming equipment has been jailed for four years and six months.
Two fraudsters have been jailed for their roles in the dispersal of almost £120,000 of stolen funds. Clive Coombes and Eddie Ellis were sentenced to a total of more than five years in jail following the laundering of the stolen money through a series of bank accounts.
A man who laundered more than £200,000 through his bank account has been sentenced.
A fraudster who laundered almost a million pounds in a year has been jailed for six years and four months.
A woman who stole £130,000 by taking over customer bank accounts has been jailed.
Eleven people have been arrested as part of a series of police operations across the country proactively targeting remote purchase fraud.
Research released today by Financial Fraud Action UK’s Take Five campaign reveals how fraudsters commit their crimes by targeting our instinctive human willingness to accept someone at their word.
A man who bought compromised card details on the dark web and recruited a delivery driver to intercept the fraudulent orders he placed has been jailed for three years.