Police Issue Warning Over Doorstep Timeshare Scam

Friday 19th April 2024

Police in Cheshire have issued a warning to residents after they received a report involving a male who entered an elderly persons home demanding money.
The fraudster claimed to be a senior consultant for a timeshare company, he claimed that the elderly victim owed the timeshare company £6000. Fortunately for the elderly resident, […]

Six Arrested In £22 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

Friday 19th April 2024

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 […]

Fraudsters con school out of £19,000

Friday 19th April 2024

Parents who fundraised nearly £19,000 for a new playground, have been scammed by internet fraudsters.
After 11 years, the playground at Buckingham Park Primary School badly needed renovating. So parents raised almost £19,000 for their children’s school, only to have it stolen by online criminals.
The parent led charity, Buckingham Events, had raised around […]

Watch out for the WhatsApp Scam

Friday 19th April 2024

WhatsApp is notoriously difficult to hack, but somehow scammers have found a new way to gain access to the texting apps end-to-end encryption.
The Telecommunications Authority has issued an advisory on Twitter for WhatsApp users and warned that they should not reply to code verification messages unless it is triggered by the subscriber. Many WhatsApp […]

Timeshare Conman Ordered To Pay Back Victims

Friday 19th April 2024

A timeshare conman who was jailed last year for scamming timeshare owners, has been ordered to pay back his victims.
Francis Madden from Bournemouth took holidays around the Mediterranean whilst ruling his business with an ‘iron fist’, obtaining hundreds of thousands of pounds from unsuspecting customers. He was jailed last year for 40 […]

Warning over extortion phishing scam

Friday 19th April 2024

Action Fraud have reported that a phishing scam first identified by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, continues to be reported in high numbers.
The phishing scam, involves the fraudster sending victims their own passwords, making them believe they have gained access to their computers and have footage of them watching adult material on […]

Man Jailed Over $1.25 Million Timeshare Scam

Friday 19th April 2024

Police in Singapore have arrested a 42 year old man for running a timeshare scam which stole $1.25 million from it’s victims.
Mohamed Yasin Karuli has been jailed in Singapore after being convicted in court for running a bogus timeshare recovery business and an unauthorised investment scheme.
Police discovered that Karuli coerced victims into […]

A mum claims her TUI holiday was ruined by noisy builders

Friday 19th April 2024

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 […]

SPANISH TIMESHARE COMPENSATION CLAIMS. FACT OR FICTION?

Friday 19th April 2024

Have you seen the great news about the Spanish timeshare cases?  Well, if you haven’t then you really must read all about it, but we’ll give you an abridged version of what it’s all about and what you have missed so far.
Rumour has it that the Spanish courts have been busy finding […]

Terrifying new scam targeting families

Friday 19th April 2024

Virtual kidnappings are terrifying families across the US and authorities warn cases are on the rise in the UK.
“I have your son”, the terrifying words coming from their son’s phone number from a man claiming to be holding their son hostage, until they agree to pay up.
In April a couple in their […]