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 […]

Gang Of Fraudsters Jailed For 43 Years

Friday 10th May 2019

A gang of fraudsters who committed millions of pounds worth of theft from businesses and individuals in the UK and Abroad have been jailed for a total of 43 years.
The 10 individuals were convicted after a gruelling six month trail for their roles in a large scale diversion fraud, where they used […]

Spot the signs of romance fraud this Valentine’s Day

Monday 11th February 2019

Action Fraud is warning the public to spot the signs of Romance Fraud this Valentine’s Day. Victims of romance fraud, the majority of whom are women, lost an average of £11,145 each last year, according to the police reporting centre.
Police say that victims are being targeted via online dating websites, apps or […]

Crackdown on Fraud must target new generation of online scams.

Tuesday 7th August 2018

As people are becoming more and more aware of the types of scams out there, scammers are having to create new ones, to replace the old ones. We are all aware of Phising but have you heard about Vishing, Spoofing, Twishing and Smishing ?
Neither had we, but these are just some of the […]

£24 Million Worth Of Fraud Blocked

Friday 13th July 2018

A Financial scam is committed every 15 seconds in the UK and can leave those affected in financial turmoil.
 
 
It has a devastating impact and often targets the most vulnerable people in society. Many people are left feeling socially isolated and too uncomfortable to discuss it with their friends and family.
A new scheme […]

‘GHOST BROKERS’ con through Facebook for car insurance

Monday 26th February 2018

Ghost Brokers - Car Insurance Fraud - Mercantile Claims

A report by express.co.uk shows that young men are being targeted by “Ghost Brokers” for car insurance, through Facebook.
On average, young drivers are forking out over £700 for the fake car insurance policies, which means hundreds of young drivers are on the road with no car insurance. This could result in heavy […]