Next time someone sends you fake news, share these essential tips 

Next time someone sends you fake news, share these essential tips 

As the 2020 US presidential election approaches, President Donald Trump is spreading disinformation about Black Lives Matter, Joe Biden, and Kenosha, Wisconsin. Hours after Biden announced Kamala Harris as his presidential running mate, conspiracy theories as well as racist and sexist misinformation began to spread…

Warning over £1,000 fake Asda voucher scam

Warning over £1,000 fake Asda voucher scam

Shoppers are being warned not to fall for a scam involving fake £1,000 Asda vouchers after around 100 reports to police. Emails are circulating offering people huge prizes in return for filling in a form online. A spokesman for Action Fraud said: “We have received…

Warning after couple conned out of £7,000 by fake policeman

Warning after couple conned out of £7,000 by fake policeman

People are being warned to watch out for a scam after a couple were conned out of £7,000 by someone pretending to be a police officer. The couple, who are in their 80s and live in Farnborough, were contacted by a man over the phone…

China and Australia are in a nasty diplomatic spat over a fake tweet — and real war crimes

China and Australia are in a nasty diplomatic spat over a fake tweet — and real war crimes

A fake image tweeted by a Chinese diplomat sparked a massive rift between Australia and China – and brought worldwide attention to the real war crimes committed by the Australian military in Afghanistan. Zhao Lijian, a Chinese foreign ministry official who seems to be happy…