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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)

 

  • Action Fraud – find out about the latest scams and online fraud, and how to avoid them.

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 www.cyberaware.gov.uk and

takefive-stopfraud.org.uk. If you have been a victim of fraud or cybercrime, report it to us at www.actionfraud.police.uk, or by calling 0300 123 2040

Rogue Traders If you have anyone on your door that will not leave, is very persistent or becomes abusive towards you please call 999. If you should see someone acting suspiciously in your area please report to the police on 101 or email 101@gloucestershire.pnn.police.uk