Cheque fraudsters sentenced

December 15, 2015

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...

Fraudster jailed for £1m scam

December 4, 2015

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.

SCAM ALERT: Farmers warned of targeted fraud attacks

November 30, 2015

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.

Card skimming duo jailed

November 19, 2015

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.

SCAM ALERT: Consumers warned of computer takeover scam

November 10, 2015

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.

SCAM ALERT: Customers warned of fraudulent approaches by criminals

October 23, 2015

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].

Bank employee sentenced

September 7, 2015

A former bank employee who stole more than £250,000 from account holders to fund his gambling addiction has been jailed for 28 months.

Jail sentence for insider in bank fraud gang

September 4, 2015

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).