Action Fraud

Online Fraud – be aware

70+ Scams and How to Avoid Them – a comprehensive A-Z list of common scams, schemes and online fraud published by CompariTech.

Different SCAMS (PDF)

Courier Fraud (PDF)

Scam Warning Amazon Prime (PDF)

Fake Talk Talk Emails (PDF)

Fake Virgin Media Emails Threatening “automatic disconnection”(PDF)

Fake TV Licensing Emails (PDF)

Beware Of Doorstep Pedlars (PDF)


The following recent notices have been published by Action Fraud the UK’s national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre which provides a central point of contact for information about fraud and cyber crime.

Cyber criminals send victims their own passwords in extortion scam (PDF)

Watch out for these fake Netflix emails (PDF)

Watch Out For These Fake British Gas Refund Emails (PDF)

Watch Out For These Fake LinkedIn Emails (PDF)

Alert Rise In Fake Amazon Emails (PDF)

Scam Alert- Fake Argos Texts (PDF)

Follow Up Calls Computer Software Service Fraud (PDF)

Watch Out For These Fake Texts About Your Ee Bill (PDF)

Courier Fraud 1 (PDF)

TSB Phishing Attacks (PDF)

Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Investments And Fake Endorsements (PDF)

For more information about how to protect yourself online, visit and If you have been a victim of fraud or cybercrime, report it to us at, or by calling 0300 123 2040.