U.K. / United Kingdom Scams & Scammers™

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U.K. / United Kingdom Scams

A German Romance Scams Victim Speaks – SCARS|RSN™ A Victim’s Story

SCARS|RSN™ Victim's Story: A German Romance Scams Victim Speaks From the Ghanaian blog: YEN.com.gh It All Started When The German Woman (Name Withheld) Met The Ghanaian Man (Scammer) Of Her Dreams On A Singles Dating Platform The two apparently clicked because according to the German victim, it was not long before the Ghanaian started speaking of love. While the online affair was still brewing, the Ghanaian man asked if he could get financial help because his [...]

Banks Around The World Are Making An Effort To Stop Scam Money Transfers – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Banks Around The World Are Making An Effort To Stop Scam Money Transfers Bank staff save dozens of elderly Brighton and Hove customers from fraudsters. While This Is A Story From The U.K. It Represents A Far Greater Trend Worldwide Of Banks Telling Their Customer "No" Bank staff have saved dozens of people in Brighton and Hove – mostly elderly – from becoming the victims of fraud. Staff in local branches called the police [...]

Scam Victims Lose More Than £1,000.00 Each To Fraudsters – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scam Victims Lose More Than £1,000.00 Each To Fraudsters Some Victims Of Pension Scams Have Lost More Than £1m In Savings Each To Fraudsters, New U.K. Statistics Have Revealed. Intelligence gathered by members of the multi-agency Project Bloom group, which was set up to tackle pension scams, has found some people who had managed to put away more than £1m have lost their retirement funds to criminals. New Action Fraud data reveals that [...]

Police Warning Over ‘Romance Scams’ And ‘Adult Site’ Frauds – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Police Warning Over 'Romance Scams' And 'Adult Site' Frauds FRAUDSTERS are targeting victims with 'romance scams' and false claims over adult online activity. North Yorkshire Police is urging people to be on the lookout for the online scams which have increased in the region recently. The so-called ‘romance scams’ involve fraudsters befriending people online through dating apps or social media. A spokesman said: “After a short while there will be a request for [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News Now: Six Ghanaian Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News Now: Six Ghanaian Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud A Gang Of Six Ghanaians Based In The United Kingdom Have Been Busted In An Elaborate Fraud Scheme In London. The six, including two women, have been cited for setting up fraudulent companies to gain credit from major companies. Six Ghanaians Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud The six, including two women, have been cited for setting up fraudulent [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught How A Serial Conwoman Natalie Rivers Stole Thousands From Those She Befriended A serial conwoman’s trail of deceit can today be revealed after she was jailed for stealing a man’s life savings and falsely accusing him of rape. Natalie Rivers, from West End in Old Costessey, has stolen thousands of pounds from people she befriended over the past few years - including the elderly. The 35-year-old’s [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Over 1500 Money Mules Identified In Worldwide Money Laundering Sting

RSN™ Scam News: Over 1500 Money Mules Identified In Worldwide Money Laundering Sting Europol Strikes Across The World 168 arrested, 1504 money mules and 140 money mule organizers identified, as a result of the fourth European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 4’, a global law enforcement action week tackling the issue of money muling. The action took place over the course of three months (September-November 2018). 30 States took part in EMMA 4, alongside Europol, Eurojust, [...]

ScamTV™ Video: Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

ScamTV™ Video: Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places Australian Grandmother Loses Her Life Savings Three Times To Love Scammers Video 'It's just evil how they manipulate you' By GAVIN BUTLER FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA Extracted from the Daily Mail A heartbroken grandmother who lost $480,000 to THREE different love scammers warns of the dangers women face when seeking partners online. An Australian grandmother was cheated by three separate online scammers. Suzie believed the men [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018 Europol Warns You Could Become A Cybercrime Victim From ransomware through to cryptocurrency scams, Europol says it wants to stop criminals from making you a victim. Europol has warned of 15 ways in which people can fall prey to cybercriminals as it launched a report on the dangers of the web. The report, the fifth annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), is being presented [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Scammers Using Children

RSN™ Special Report: Scammers Using Children Scammers Now Using Children As "Money" Mules Met Police warn fraudsters are targeting child 'money mules' First published in July 2017, Updated September 2018 Children are being targeted by criminals to act as money mules, police have warned. The scam involves transferring stolen money through children's bank accounts to hide it from the authorities. According to The Times, the Met Police wrote to parents warning that pupils were being [...]

This Is What It Feels Like To Be The Victim Of An International Romance Scam

This Is What It Feels Like To Be The Victim Of An International Romance Scam BuzzFeed News spoke to women who fell for men that turned out to be elaborate fake identities created by fraudsters. Includes an interview with SCARS' Chairman Dr. Tim McGuinness By Patrick Smith, BuzzFeed News Reporter - Posted on November 12, 2016, at 3:52 a.m. Preprinted to preserve this article for SCARS' History Archives - Copyright Acknowledged Mary can’t stand Kanye West. Her [...]

NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed

NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed 'Parasitic' Grenfell Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed For A Total Of More Than Six Years Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52, lived in the UK illegally since 2002 Jamaican nationals had told the council that they lived in a flat on the 19th floor   Judge Nicholas Wood said: 'I regard this [...]

The Fraudsters Didn’t Even Ask For Account Or Password Details

The Fraudsters Didn't Even Ask For Account Or Password Details Victim of sophisticated banking con reveals how she was tricked into transferring £4,000 to scammers Catherine Downey was duped into giving away £4000 by phone fraudsters. Catherine Downey thought only the most vulnerable in society were targeted by phone thieves posing as a bank The mother-of-three was victim to the 'most sophisticated' telephone scam yet. The con woman who called her was already able [...]

Scammers Want To Learn But We Won’t Let Them

Scammers Want To Learn But We Won’t Let Them As some of you know, it is important not to give the scammers information they can use. This means, when you find a scammer, don’t admit you know, because it just helps them become better scammers.  They will learn from their mistakes, and perfect their craft.  Silence is the best way to keep them in the dark, while you are reporting on them here. [...]

NEWS: Match.com Dating Scam

Adewale Adewole (pictured here) used the photo of an unconnected innocent man on match.com profiles NEWS: Match.com Dating Scam Adewale Adewole Jailed Over £100k Bogus Orphanage Fraud In The U.K. A Salford, England man who used fake dating profiles to fool women into giving him £100,000 to help fund a non-existent Nigerian orphanage has been jailed in the U.K. according to the BBC.  Adewale Adewole, of Carrfield Avenue, Little Hulton [...]

UK Dating Dangers

UK Dating Scams Move Up To Extreme Levels According to UK crime statistics shared with Romance Scams Now, the world of Dating Scams in the United Kingdom have entered a dangerous new phase.  And it is coming from both Russians and Nigerians living in England and the U.K. What we are talking about is similar to the trend in the U.S. up to about 2001.  In those days the Russian mob was using online dating [...]

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