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Pension scams destroy lives – don’t be next
1 month ago

Pension scams destroy lives – don’t be next

By Mike Broomfield, Head of Intelligence at The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

Scammers are criminals and we’re clamping down on their activities. We’re helping to change the law regarding cold …
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Romance Fraud: Don’t fall for it
3 months ago

Romance Fraud: Don’t fall for it

Valentine’s Day is a chance to throw caution to the wind and let your heart rule over your head. But don’t get carried away with all the roses, chocolate and soppy poems – especially if you’re looking for love online. Valentine’s may be a day for the romantics – but it’s also one for the scammers. Research has shown a spike in the reporting of romance fraud around March and April as victims wake up to the fact that they’ve been duped.

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Is this a real message from Crimestoppers? Scams and what you need to know
6 months ago

Is this a real message from Crimestoppers? Scams and what you need to know

Have you ever seen a social media post about something and wondered if it was true? Many of us have received information of a scam or fallen for a hoax …
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