Fraudsters steal £90,000 in sophisticated Amazon scam

Fraudsters steal £90,000 in sophisticated Amazon scam

Sophisticated scammers claiming to be from online retailer Amazon have defrauded victims of around £90,000. Some £70,000 has been stolen in the past 24 hours. Fraudsters have called victims stating they are eligible for cash back from the online retail giant. The victim follows a…

How the mastermind behind £16.2m McDonald’s McMillions Monopoly scam was busted

How the mastermind behind £16.2m McDonald’s McMillions Monopoly scam was busted

For years, McDonald’s made the dreams of its customers come true with the massively popular Monopoly promotion that saw many win big with massive cash prizes. But in 2001, the global fast-food giant was left feeling more of a clown than mascot Ronald McDonald after…

Primark issues warning over scam offering £500 vouchers

Primark issues warning over scam offering £500 vouchers

An email scam purporting to be from British retailer, Primark, has been uncovered by a Parliament Street cyber research team. The phishing attack uses official branding to promote a fake survey which then harvests sensitive information, such as payment details, including the victim’s bank account…

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…