One Of Britain’s Most Wanted Fugitives Jailed For Fraud

Thursday 15th August 2019

Mark Acklom conned his victim out of nearly £300,000, then went on the run for five years.
Serial fraudster Mark Acklom has finally been caught and jailed after years on the run. His victim Carolyn Woods lost nearly £300,000 of her life savings and has been left devastated by the conman. The mother […]

Warning 5 million pensioners at risk

Wednesday 7th August 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority and the Pensions Regulator is warning that 5 million pension savers could be at risk of losing everything to a pension scam.
The FCA and Pensions Regulator have released a new campaign aimed at pensioners warning them about fraudsters targeting peoples retirement savings. New research released has suggested that […]

A mum claims her TUI holiday was ruined by noisy builders

Tuesday 16th July 2019

A mum who saved to take her son and mother on holiday, was left in tears by abusive hotel staff and loud building work.
Zara Charlton booked a trip through TUI travel operator for her, her son and mother to stay for a week at the Tasia Maris Gardens in Nissi Beach, Cyprus.
Ms […]

Timeshare Scammer Ordered To Pay Back £85k to Victims

Thursday 4th July 2019

The mastermind behind a huge timeshare scam which targeted more than 400 victims, has been ordered to pay back £85k under the proceeds of crime act.
In February 2018, Brian Carr was one of a group of nine individuals jailed for his involvement in a timeshare fraud scheme. The frauds were committed between […]

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 […]

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 […]