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Action Fraud Reports

A new scam posted yesterday by Action Fraud.This one relating to iTunes gift cards

Victims have handed over approximately £520k to fraudsters who have asked for payment using iTunes Gift Cards, since May 2016.

http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/itunes-gift-cards-favoured-by-fraudsters-aug16

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Re: Action Fraud Reports

Wow. These criminals will get into anything and everything they can Destroy x

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I thought this one was particularly relevant here as it's a scam involving iTunes. Sickening the lengths these crooks will go to Evil

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thanks for the heads up Smiley Happy
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If there is money to be made then rest assured these people will find it. Sickening all the same but the more that technology advances, then the more sophisticated these people get.

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Yeah, there's deceitful, lazy, workshy scroungers everywhere all too ready to steal from honest people.
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New Alert.11/8/16

Fraudsters selling non existent drones

 

Online shopping websites are being utilised by fraudsters to advertise nonexistent drones of various specifications for competitive prices.After victims agree to purchase the drone, the fraudsters request payment to be paid via bank transfer saying that it will quicken the delivery process. After transferring the money the buyers never receive the drone and the fraudster blocks the victim to prevent further conversation

 

https://www.actionfraudalert.co.uk/da/153109

 

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Hi @Cleoriff,

If you'd like to, PM me when you need to and you can edit your OP with the most up-to date news on this topic. What do you reckon? 

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@Toby wrote:

Hi @Cleoriff,

If you'd like to, PM me when you need to and you can edit your OP with the most up-to date news on this topic. What do you reckon? 


Seems like a good idea @Toby. So we would always have the most recent fraud at the top of the page?

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Yep exactly, you could make a post (in case members always go the latest reply) and we can add that post in your OP too. Seems like a good idea to me! PM me when you need to add anything in Smiley Happy.

 

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