Category Archives: Scams and Malware

Vehicle fraud drives us round the bend, costing victims £17.8 million in 2013

Online vehicle fraud is costing the nation a road-rage inducing £17.8 million each year, according to new figures released by Get Safe Online and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) today. This is the equivalent to 89 Aston Martin Vanquishes. … Continue reading

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Telephone Scams

Police poster published 28.1.14. Click on the image to see full view.

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I’m Stranded in the Phillipines – please help scam

We received an e-mail today purportedly from a colleague. The e-mail was “signed” by him and stated his post with the local society he was membership secretary with. The e-mail stated that he was in the Philippines and had been … Continue reading

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Cheshire Police Internet Scam

In March we circulated information from a member regarding a scam, whereby a  user would, whilst using their computer would receive a message saying their computer had been blocked and that a fine would have to be paid before the … Continue reading

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