Three money mules, one a 75-year-old pensioner, who handled stolen cheques have been sentenced at the Old Bailey today [15 December 2015], following an operation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Cr...
A fraudster who attempted to impersonate a construction company to divert a million-pound payment has been jailed for two years, following an operation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit.
Farmers are being warned to be extremely wary of any suspicious calls, texts or emails as fraudsters specifically target the agricultural sector when EU grant payments begin to arrive in bank accounts month.
Two Moldovan card skimmers who travelled to the UK to steal money from ATMs have been jailed for a total of more than 12 years following an international police operation.
Members of the public are being warned of a new-style telephone scam in which fraudsters impersonate major companies and organisations to take over computers to steal money from online bank accounts.
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 telecoms companies, following the potential data breach at TalkTalk announced yesterday [22 October 2015].
Businesses are being warned of a new email scam in which fraudsters impersonate a senior member of their company to deceive staff into transferring money.
Financial fraud losses rose by 6 per cent in the first half of 2015, according to new figures published today [2 October 2015] by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK).
A former bank employee who stole more than £250,000 from account holders to fund his gambling addiction has been jailed for 28 months.
A bank insider who was part of an organised criminal gang that targeted and defrauded elderly bank customers was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison today [4 September 2015], following an operation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU).