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'Deeply offended' Woman stunned after man she trusted scammed her out of £36,000

'Deeply offended' Woman stunned after man she trusted scammed her out of £36,000

A WOMAN was left "deeply offended" after discovering she had sent £36,000 to a scammer, she told presenters Ashley John-Baptiste and Kym Marsh on [...]
'I don’t trust anyone!' Nurse in tears after being scammed out of £117,000 by best friend

'I don’t trust anyone!' Nurse in tears after being scammed out of £117,000 by best friend

Before qualifying as a nurse, Sue worked in a club where she became friends with another lady called Hannah.She told Hannah how she liked the look [...]
Woman, 92, scammed out of savings after receiving fake vaccine

Woman, 92, scammed out of savings after receiving fake vaccine

The man was a known fraudster who targets elderly and vulnerable people. Concerns about this scam include not only the fact that an elderly woman h [...]
‘Lost money? What now?’ The aftermath of being of scammed – how to build your fraud case

‘Lost money? What now?’ The aftermath of being of scammed – how to build your fraud case

Over the last two year, scam operations have grown during the pandemic with thousands being affected each year. The rise of scams over apps, such a [...]
‘Keep your wallet in your pocket!’ How to spot a fraudster and avoid being scammed

‘Keep your wallet in your pocket!’ How to spot a fraudster and avoid being scammed

Action Fraud has reported a significant uptake in fraud during the pandemic with victims losing over £10million to courier scams last year. Fraudst [...]
‘Be aware!’ Britons urged to stay vigilant as pensioner nearly scammed out of £20,000

‘Be aware!’ Britons urged to stay vigilant as pensioner nearly scammed out of £20,000

Con artists are sadly targeting increasing numbers of people, and it is vital to remain alert. This was the case for one man, living in Lancashire, [...]
‘Be on high alert!’ Santander issues warning as couple scammed out of £20,000

‘Be on high alert!’ Santander issues warning as couple scammed out of £20,000

Santander is keen to protect its customers, and has highlighted a newer scam which is spreading across the country. It relates to NHS COVID-19 text [...]
Spain holiday warning as British tourists get scammed out of £100s – 'cruel'

Spain holiday warning as British tourists get scammed out of £100s – 'cruel'

Under current Covid rules, fully vaccinated or boosted Britons do not need a Covid test before travelling to Spain. They need to be able to prove t [...]
Anna Sorokin: How a humble truck driver's daughter scammed a fortune from the rich

Anna Sorokin: How a humble truck driver's daughter scammed a fortune from the rich

Anna Sorokin scammed a fortune from New York’s elite. (Image: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)The German heiress with a £50million trust fund [...]
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