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SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Gang Of Fraudsters Jailed For 43 Years By The UK Metropolitan Police After Reports To UK’s Action Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Gang Of Fraudsters Jailed For 43 Years By The UK Metropolitan Police After Reports To UK's Action Fraud A Gang Of Fraudsters Have Been Jailed For A Total Of More Than 43 Years For Their Parts In The Theft Of Millions Of Pounds From Businesses And Individuals In The UK And Abroad! Per The Report From ActionFraud The following people were convicted between 26 and 28 March for [...]

Northern Ireland Romance Scam Victim ‘Just Wanted To Be Loved’ – SCARS|RSN™ Victim’s Story

SCARS|RSN™ Victim's Story: Northern Ireland Romance Scam Victim 'Just Wanted To Be Loved' From The BBC » A woman who was duped into sending thousands of pounds to a fraudster she met online has said she fell for the scam because she "wanted to be loved". The Belfast woman said the scammer claimed to be a US marine and sent her a series of flattering messages. He earned her trust over a number of weeks [...]

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 [...]

Online dating website users ‘conned out of millions’

Online dating website users conned out of millionsFrom the BBC 28 October 2015Online dating fraudsters conned victims out of more than £33m in the last year, the UK's national fraud centre says.Action Fraud said 3,543 people reported falling victim to dating scams in 2014-15. It said dating sites "very rarely" vet members to prevent fraud.Commander Chris Greany, national police lead for economic crime, said the crime was "reprehensible" and that some victims had lost "everything". [...]

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