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Category Archives:Scam

How to avoid tax scams this Christmas

Did you know that last year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) received almost 900,000 reports from the public about suspicious calls, texts and emails? Read More

New cybersecurity project to protect businesses from online fraud, says Government

The Government is launching a new cybersecurity programme to protect businesses from the threat of online fraud. Read More

Universities warned that students are vulnerable to tax scams

With universities across the UK welcoming new and returning students, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a warning about tax scams. Read More

Over 800 cyber incidents reported to FCA by financial firms last year

According to new data obtained via a freedom of information request, financial services firms reported 819 cyber incidents to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) during 2018. Read More

Victims of scams to be refunded by banks

Thousands of people who fall victim to scams are to receive new protection, after a number of the UK’s biggest banks agreed to introduce a new code. Read More

Young people targeted by HMRC scam

Every April and May, taxpayers are inundated with fraudsters purporting to be HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Refund scams circulate as it coincides with HMRC legitimately processing tax rebates. Read More

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