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Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information. Just because someone knows your basic details (such as your name and contact details), it doesn’t mean they are genuine.…

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Spoof HMRC phone calls

Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls and voicemails, to members of the public purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Fraudsters…

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Roofing scam

A lady in East Finchley was pursued over several days by a “roofing company” trying to persuade her to pay for scaffolding erection with a view to work on the…

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TV Licence Scams

Fraudsters may look to exploit confusion around the licence fee change by contacting older people and asking them to “pay” for their new licence. No one will be expected to…

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Pension Pot Scams

Criminals are contiuing to target pension posts throughout the coronovirus outbreak. * Be wary of free pension review offers. If you are contacted out of the blue about your pension,…

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Romance Fraud

Action Fraud has seen a significant increase in romance fraud this year as the coronavirus outbreak has led to more people trying to find love online. In these scams, a…

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Fake Aviva letters

One of our clients has received a convincing letter, on headed paper, from Aviva, with whom she has a policy, which made it more believable. She was asked to call the number…

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