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Protect yourself from the latest holiday scams
Individual Protection Service

Protect yourself from the latest holiday scams

The government have announced that many summer holidays can now go ahead, unfortunately criminals are likely to exploit this situation to defraud people out of their money. Whether booking a last minute trip away or trying to claim back money from a cancelled holiday, this page explains how to avoid becoming a victim of a holiday scam.
Protect yourself from smart device hackers
Individual Protection Service

Protect yourself from smart device hackers

Criminals are using the latest technology as an opportunity to attempt to defraud people. Just like a smartphone, laptop or PC, smart devices can be hacked to leave your data and privacy at risk. This advice explains how to set up and manage your smart device to keep your home and information safe.
COVID-19 Scam Awareness Guide
Individual Protection Service

COVID-19 Scam Awareness Guide

Criminals are using the ongoing coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to attempt to defraud people. These types of scams are being carried out on the doorstep, on the phone and using the internet via social media, emails and websites.
Protect yourself from COVID-19 scams
Individual Protection Service

Protect yourself from COVID-19 scams

We are all living through a very challenging and changeable time. Sadly, there is no situation that fraudsters and scammers won’t seek to exploit. So, how do you avoid falling victim to these sorts of scams?
Guide to avoiding fraudsters and scams
Individual Protection Service

Guide to avoiding fraudsters and scams

As part of your IPS membership, you have been registered with the Telephone Preference Service and Mailing Preference Service which help reduce your exposure to unwanted calls and mails. Here is out short guide to avoiding Fraudster and Scams.
UK Consumers Targeted by Tesco 4k TV Phishing Scam
Info Security Group

UK Consumers Targeted by Tesco 4k TV Phishing Scam

UK consumers are being warned to watch out for a new Tesco phishing scam falsely claiming to be giving away 500 TVs.
Glasgow cold call businessman who carried out 110,000 nuisance blitz gets cut off
Scottish Daily Record

Glasgow cold call businessman who carried out 110,000 nuisance blitz gets cut off

Jonathon De Sousa who ran a company called Xternal Property Renovations has been barred by the government Insolvency Service from acting as a company director for 5 years.
Pension scams study finds almost 90% of people would miss warning signs
Yahoo Finance

Pension scams study finds almost 90% of people would miss warning signs

Nearly nine in 10 people would fail to spot common warning signs of a pensions scam - such as the promise of unusually high investment returns and offers of "free financial advice" - research has found.
Email scam costs couple £25,000 – but no one will help
The Guardian

Email scam costs couple £25,000 – but no one will help

Transfer they thought was to builder turned out to be fraudulent but police and banks have so far not helped recover the money
WINE SCAM DIRECTOR RAKED IN £300,000
The Drinks Business

WINE SCAM DIRECTOR RAKED IN £300,000

A convicted fraudster conned investors out of over £300,000 for fine wine that was never purchased, and instead spent the money on hotel rooms and shopping trips.
Altronix APP Review – Is Altronix Trading Bot SCAM?
The Daily Hastings

Altronix APP Review – Is Altronix Trading Bot SCAM?