Tag: Fraud
about 2 months ago
leinsterleader.ie

NEWS BRIEF: Bank of Ireland to host fraud awareness event in Newbridge, County Kildare

A fraud awareness event will be hosted by Bank of Ireland in Newbridge tomorrow. The event wll take place at the Newb...

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4 months ago
businessinsider.com

Immigrant parents scammed out of life savings; avoidable, son learned

His elderly, Chinese immigrant father got a text from an unknown number. It was an investment opportunity that scamme...

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5 months ago
leinsterleader.ie

NEWS BRIEF: Fraud incident in South Kildare prompts garda investigation

An incident of fraud which occurred in South Kildare has led to a garda investigation. When asked about the incident ...

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6 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Tory election agent avoids jail after defrauding £9,000 from boy, 15, who lost his mum

Ex-Tory election agent Alexander Shayler - who has been involved in three general election campaigns -admitted fraud ...

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6 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Tory election agent defrauded £9,000 from vulnerable teen after mum died during lockdown

Ex-Tory election agent Alexander Shayler - who has been involved in three general election campaigns - defrauded more...

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6 months ago
businessinsider.com

Trump's attorneys grill his former accountant about his health

Trump's lawyers were hyper-focused on questioning former Trump Org accountant Donald Bender on his mental and physica...

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7 months ago
nationalworld.com

Patisserie Valerie: Four charged with fraud over abrupt collapse of high street cafe and cake cha...

“Today is a step forward in getting to the bottom of this scandal.”

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7 months ago
tech.eu

Cleafy raises €10M to enhance its digital banking fraud prevention

Today Cleafy, a Milanese technology company specialising in proactive fraud prevention for digital banking, has secur...

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8 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Paedo teacher Kandice Barber branded 'selfish' by ex-husband after 'breaking rules to meet lover'

Kandice Barber, 37, was jailed for six years and two months in 2021 after grooming a pupil and having sex with him in...

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8 months ago
nationalworld.com

The Sixth Commandment murderer Ben Field pays £124,000 to scammed victims’ families

Field’s horrific crimes against Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin are depicted in the BBC drama The Sixth Commandment

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8 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

BT investor Patrick Drahi ‘feels betrayed’ over corruption claims at telecoms empire

Altice founder Patrick Drahi ‘shocked’ after Portuguese authorities launch criminal investigation

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Who was Barbie creator Ruth Handler? When did she found Mattel, net worth - is she in the movie?

Barbie’s ‘mother’ Ruth Handler made a fortune from the plastic doll she created more than six decades ago

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Fleetwood Town FC: Owner and former Chairman Andy Pilley jailed for fraud

The owner has been jailed for 13 years

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10 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

Crypto prison scams pose a ‘serious and imminent public threat’, Interpol warns

‘Global human trafficking crisis’ as victims are lured through fake job adverts before being enslaved in online fraud...

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10 months ago
nypost.com

Former Hunter Biden business partner Devon Archer loses appeal in federal fraud case

Archer’s lawyer Matthew Schwartz told The Post he and his client were disappointed by Wednesday’s appeals court deter...

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

Evri text scam: parcel delivery tracking message explained - how to spot texts, what to do to avo...

Fraud cases have been on the rise since the cost of living crisis started, with the Evri smishing scam being just one...

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11 months ago
dailystar.co.uk

Conman banned from all bookies gets robbed after flashing £100k to 'p*ss off trolls'

Jason Haddigan said burglars broke into his home months after he flashed wads of cash in his TikTok video to "p*ss of...

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

What is UK’s fraud strategy? Cold calling, SIM farms, spoofing plans explained - what did Martin ...

The Prime Minister Rishi Sunak wants to tackle scams at their source - but there are questions over whether the gover...

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about 1 year ago
newcastleworld.com

Newcastle United fans issued police ticketing warning ahead of run-in and Sam Fender St James’ Pa...

Northumbria Police are taking part in a nationwide campaign after more than £6.7 million was lost to ticket fraud in ...

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Government ‘not tackling fraud effectively’ as £21 billion lost since the start of the pandemic

Experts have warned people are turning to fraud due to the long-term effect of Covid and the cost of living crisis

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about 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Married couple illegally claimed £1million in benefits and bought FIVE properties

Emmanuel Bay, 68, and Nancy Bay, 67, from Brixton, south London, fraudulently received £1 million in disability benef...

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about 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Police spend just 2pc of funding on fraud despite representing 40pc of all crime

Forces not doing enough to combat fraud epidemic, experts say

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about 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Romance scams: police figures show fraudsters gained £88m from victims in 2022 - with men in 20s ...

Victims lost £11,000 on average, analysis of Action Fraud figures shows

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about 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Oxford don conned out of £76,000 for £1,000 roofing repairs

Eminent classicist Prof Nigel Wilson tells court overpayment was ‘a bit of a lapse’ after Trading Standards track dow...

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about 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Inside the crypto ‘prisons’ scamming Britons out of their life savings

A sophisticated cyber racket sweeping the globe – and the financial toll is thought to be running into billions of do...

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about 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Britons conned out of life savings by crypto scam run from lawless compounds in Southeast Asia

Thousands of crypto investors across the world have been defrauded out of hundreds of millions of pounds by so-called...

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about 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Crimestoppers Covid hotline shut down despite billions left uncovered in pandemic-era fraud

Closure signals end of Government’s fight against Covid-related fraudulent activity

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Man stole £900,000 from UK city council before fleeing to US to become a psychic medium

Tyler Evans committed his sophisticated fraud over a three-year period submitting 35 false refunds forms with money p...

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

Brits warned to look out for five scams in 2023 from fake apps to card theft

Which? Money editor Jenny Ross has warned of five of the most common scams going into 2023 with fraudsters taking adv...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

£4.5bn lost in fraud in three Covid schemes - including Eat Out to Help Out - HMRC

Eat Out to Help Out ran in August 2020 and was introduced by then Chancellor Rishi Sunak

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Accounting app FreshBooks subjected to phishing attack - how to avoid scams

It comes as fraudsters have attempted to exploit the UK cost of living crisis in 2022

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over 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Police smash phone scam website in biggest anti-fraud operation ever in UK

Arrests made after hundreds of millions of pounds allegedly stolen from victims because of iSpoof website

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

10,000 Covid scams reported to Action Fraud - UK areas where victims were targeted

A Freedom of Information request has revealed the most common types of Covid fraud offences recorded by police - and ...

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over 1 year ago
liverpoolworld.uk

Wirral man handed prison sentence for illegally streaming football

The man from Wirral was tracked down by a cyber crime and fraud agency working with Merseyside Police.

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over 1 year ago
telegraph.co.uk

Boris Becker ‘teaching meditation and yoga’ to fellow inmates in prison

Former tennis player, serving two-and-a-half-years for tax evasion, is also ‘giving lessons on fitness, nutrition and...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

‘Fraud and error’ in Covid furlough scheme cost £4.5 billion, report finds

The National Audit Office said £4.5 billion of financial aid packages was claimed in error or fraud

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Trial date set for former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone over £400m fraud charge

Bernie Ecclestone appeared in court facing a charge of fraud by false representation

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Energy bill scams on the rise: how to spot them and what to do if you receive one

According to the Office of National Statistics fraud has increased by 25% since the Covid-19 pandemic

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over 1 year ago
mirror.co.uk

BrewDog owner conned out of £100k by ex-lover he hired to take down 'relentless' trolls

Emili Ziem has been ordered to pay £100,000 she defrauded from James Watt after she promised to identify the trolls b...

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