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Scam when selling online – please be aware

This is from Essex Police. Please be careful when selling items online. We have been made aware of an app that makes it look like…

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  Scam Alert service   Scammers targeting gaming accounts Laura got in touch with us when her daughter’s gaming account was hacked and her saved…

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Which? Scam alert service

How do cryptocurrency scams work? There has been an explosion of ‘alternative’ cryptocurrencies recently. Hundreds are being launched all the time, which can lead to…

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Lidl email – Scam warning

SCAM: Watch out for fake Lidl emails offering a free prize if you complete a survey. The emails link to websites that are designed to…

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Help protect yourself from SCAMS this Christmas

Protect yourself from scams this Christmas. With Black Friday (26th November) and Christmas fast approaching, criminals are again stepping up their efforts to take advantage…

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Fake celebrity endorsements

On today’s ‘Rip Off Britain’  programme (BBC1 9:15AM)  we heard from viewers who bought products based on celebrity endorsements that turned out to be fake….

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NHS Covid Pass Fraud

Beware of Covid pass fraud. Criminals are using the NHS Covid Pass as a way to target the public by convincing them to hand over…

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Which? Magazine Scam alert service

Scam alert service   Paul – More than £355m lost to bank transfer scams in the first half of 2021 Of the £355.3m lost to…

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Fake Wetherspoon meal voucher competition & other scams

 Fake Wetherspoon meal voucher competition Fake meal vouchers for Wetherspoon pubs are being promoted on Facebook, despite the chain shutting all its social media accounts…

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Which? Magazine – how to avoid being scammed while online buying and selling

Which? Magazine Scam Alert Service How to avoid being scammed with online buying and selling     Scam alert service   The need-to-knows when buying…

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