“WannaCry” Ransomware Alert - May 2017

“WannaCry” Ransomware Alert – May 2017

Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations globally, the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert urging both individuals and businesses to follow protection advice immediately [read more …]

Fake Amazon Emails Scam Alert - January 2017

Fake Amazon Emails Scam Alert – January 2017

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon. The spoofed emails from “service@amazon.co.uk” claim recipients have made an order online and mimic an automatic customer email notification. The scam email claims recipients have [read more …]

Bogus Solicitor Scam Alert - December 2016

Bogus Solicitor Scam Alert – December 2016

Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards are warning people to beware of bogus telephone calls purporting to be from a solicitor. Officers are issuing the warning as a report has been made by a Nottinghamshire resident stating that they have received a cold call in which [read more …]

Fake Lloyds Bank Letter Scam Alert - December 2016

Fake Lloyds Bank Letter Scam Alert – December 2016

Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters. The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from Lloyds and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative. The letter tells [read more …]