Tag: scammers

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'Not me!' Helen Skelton hit by scammers after heartache over split from husband Richie

'Not me!' Helen Skelton hit by scammers after heartache over split from husband Richie

"He has left the family home. We will be doing our best to co-parent our small children."She shared two heartbreak emojis along with the message, s [...]
'Eaten away at her trust and confidence' – Pensioner, 83, loses £29,788 to scammers

'Eaten away at her trust and confidence' – Pensioner, 83, loses £29,788 to scammers

“I would urge everyone to trust their own good sense and intuition. If anyone is pressing you for urgency and secrecy, like they did with my mother [...]
Woman 'violated' as scammers use SIM card trick for bank account 'attack'

Woman 'violated' as scammers use SIM card trick for bank account 'attack'

Britons are warned to remain vigilant as cases in the UK have increased up to 400 percent since 2015. SIM cards are at the heart of this scam which [...]
'Alarm bells should ring!' Simon Calder exposes holiday ‘scammers’ favourite tricks’

'Alarm bells should ring!' Simon Calder exposes holiday ‘scammers’ favourite tricks’

“And if you’re being hurried to pay immediately, that’s a really good reason not to pay at all.”If a tourist starts to feel uncomfortable about a b [...]
Holiday scams 'preying on people's dreams': Email trick to catch out scammers

Holiday scams 'preying on people's dreams': Email trick to catch out scammers

Criminals can expertly design websites that seem professional and convincing, using images of luxury villas and apartments that don’t exist to conv [...]
'I’m just gobsmacked' Woman worried about being evicted after losing £30,000 to scammers

'I’m just gobsmacked' Woman worried about being evicted after losing £30,000 to scammers

Pat claims to have lost over £30,000 in an online romance scam, which caused her to worry about being evicted. On the BBC programme For Love or Mon [...]
EXPOSED: List of councils seriously worried scammers will target YOUR council tax rebate

EXPOSED: List of councils seriously worried scammers will target YOUR council tax rebate

With over 20 million households eligible for the £150 rebate, criminals are tapping into this market and targeting vulnerable people. Local council [...]
'A lot of suffering and trauma' – Retiree in 'shock' after sharing details with scammers

'A lot of suffering and trauma' – Retiree in 'shock' after sharing details with scammers

He explained that he was a little shocked, however he wasn’t surprised.Ron added: “I did think that it was genuine but there are times that maybe i [...]
'Hang up the phone!' HSBC issues stark warning as scammers target you and your money

'Hang up the phone!' HSBC issues stark warning as scammers target you and your money

Bank scams are commonplace in this day and age, and fraudsters will try a variety of tactics in an attempt to get money out of unsuspecting victims [...]
Tesco trolley scammers fleeced OAP out of £1000 in distraction ordeal

Tesco trolley scammers fleeced OAP out of £1000 in distraction ordeal

Lola Sledmere, aged 88, had £1,000 taken at various cashpoints as far as 47 miles from her home over the following two days. She was distracted by [...]
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