Spanish National Police Arrest Timeshare Fraudsters

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Police in Spain have released a statement saying 3 people have been arrested and 6 more will be charged after an investigation into a fraudulent timeshare exit company.
Police say the fraudsters were posing as legitimate lawyers but instead of carrying out any of the services they claimed to offer, they defrauded more […]

Another Successful Claim

Monday 1st July 2019

Mercantile Claims are one of the UK’s leading timeshare termination and claims management specialists. We have successfully helped thousands of clients reclaim money for timeshares and holiday products that were mis-sold to them.
We are delighted to share with our readers, yet another successful claim for one of our clients who have received a settlement of over […]

Lottery Scam Dupes single mum out of thousands

Friday 28th June 2019

A fraudster claiming he won £123 million in EuroMillions jackpot, cons single mum out of £5,000.
The victim was lured into the con by a fraudster who entered her place of work with a fake lottery ticket. He said his ticket was already checked at the nearby Sainsbury’s and staff there had told […]

Puppy Farming Fraudsters Jailed

Thursday 27th June 2019

Two people who ran a puppy farming scam have been jailed for selling sickly and diseased puppies, claiming they were bred in a family environment.
The two appeared in Norwich Crown Court and admitted conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation between June 1, 2016 and June 18, 2018. The court heard how […]

Six Arrested In £22 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

Wednesday 26th June 2019

Six people have been arrested as a part of a worldwide investigation into the theft of £22 million of cryptocurrency.
 Five men and one woman from Bath, Wiltshire, Amsterdam and Rotterdam have been arrested after a 14 month police investigation. Police believe the group of fraudsters have been running a ‘typosquatting’ where a […]

Fraudster Brothers Jailed For 2 years for £6.2 Million investment scam

Monday 24th June 2019

Two brothers from Birmingham have been jailed for running a fraudulent investment scam, that targeted elderly and vulnerable people.
The two men from the West Midlands have each been handed a one year sentence after a long investigation by The City of London Police. The investigation, which began in 2012 following reports made […]

Another Successful Claim

Friday 21st June 2019

Mercantile Claims are one of the UK’s leading timeshare termination and claims management specialists. We have successfully helped thousands of clients reclaim money for timeshares and holiday products that were mis-sold to them.
We are delighted to share with our readers, yet another successful claim for one of our clients who have received a settlement […]

Romance Scam Victim Loses £40,000

Thursday 20th June 2019

One woman from Wales is speaking out after she was conned and forced into debt.
The mother of one was the victim of a romance fraud, which Action Fraud have warned are becoming more and more common, in fact, romance fraud has grown by nearly a third in the last year. She now […]

Avoid Holiday scams this summer

Wednesday 19th June 2019

UK holidaymakers lost more than £7 million to fake sites and fraud in 2018.
It’s that time of year again and after the unusually wet few weeks the UK has had, many of us will be looking to escape to some guaranteed sunshine during the summer holidays. But industry experts are warning everyone […]