Older Scams ......

The list on the main warning screen is getting too long, so here are earlier warnings.

BEWARE: Report of phone calls by individual claiming to be from Suffolk County Council wanting personal details. Please HANG UP & report on 08454 040506
Ignore offers of ‘free pension reviews’ - chances are it’s linked to an investment scam
Nuisance phone calls 'offer home improvements'
Scam alert: Emails using the "Fisher Meredith LLP" brand
Do you work for Suffolk County Council? We are aware of fake PayPal emails being received by employees

Two residents in Felixstowe targeted by Courier Scammers
Beware of a SCAM email that looks like it is from BT saying they have been unable to process your bill. Do not click the links
Scammers are contacting victims pretending to be Action Fraud again and are using the surname “Thomas”
Warning over online health or beauty product scams
HOAX - 'Calls to 0809 Area Code from UK will be Charged at £1500 Per Minute
Scam alert: Email falsely claiming to be from Gordons LLP/LLC

Fake Refund Email from PayPal
Bogus police officer scam warning, as criminals attempt to defraud 94-year-old Sudbury woman of £2,500
Reports that the EU VAT Registration Scam are still circulating
Carmo Yeung Solicitors and Scott Barbour
Update on scam using name "Vincent Buffoni & Co Solicitors Ltd" ("Barrister Mark Ala Hassan")
Alert: scammers are sending out emails from actionfraud.police.uk@gmail.com to victims of fraud – these are NOT from Action Fraud
Scam emails from "Solicitors from Hell"
Facebook “lol” inbox messages contain a virus
Received an email about a missed delivery from FedEx? It's a scam

Scam Fact: Online shopping & auction scams were the most common fraud reported in 2013 & cost UK consumers £63.6 million
Scam: Yahoo and MSN Windows Live Awards
Beware of the Fake FedEx Email
Scam alert: Emails using the name of Lucio W. Kennedy at Kennedys Law LLP
Please beware of a Timeshare Mediation Scam that is targeting timeshare owners who are asked to pay UKASH Vouchers upfront for legal fees
Scam alert: Email falsely claiming to be from Elizabeth Carr at Morgan Cole LLP
“I’ve lost money by responding to a phishing email. What should I do next?”
Scam alert: Fraud using the "Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP" brand
Scam alert: Scam email using the name Pearsons Solicitors
Courier Scammers are STILL in our region, please make all aware
8 Tricks and traps that scammers use

Beware of calls being made from fake CAB advisers
Reports have been received of an email threatening a photoshopped video will be posted on YouTube if 1000 Euros is not paid. If you receive it, don't respond and report it to Action Fraud
Beware of e.visa scam if travelling to Turkey
Emerging trend in investment scams involving storage space
Scam alert: Fraud misusing the "Brown Solicitors LLP" brand
Scam alert: Scam emails from The Tower Solicitors Ltd
Scam alert: Paul Pator Attorney at law
Scam alert: Email using the name Daniel Richardson LLP (Solicitors)
Scam alert: Emails misusing the Onyx Solicitors Limited name
Watch out for this parcel scam that has been reported in Beccles
Fraudsters are sending out scam emails impersonating Neil Trotter – who won £108m on the Euromillions
Do you know someone who has fallen victim to a telephone scam?

NatWest Scam Email
Fake Facebook page for iPad Give Away
New Facebook phishing scam disguised as a voting site
Scam Warning: Telephone callers are claiming to be from Ipswich Borough Council stating you're entitled to Council tax rebate. Don't give personal details, and please share this with friends, family and colleagues.
Received an email from a friend saying they are stranded on holiday & need money? Their email may have been hacked
Never allow an unsolicited phone caller remote access to your computer. They may tell you have a virus on your computer, but it's a scam.

Beware: We have received a report of a telephone caller purporting to be from Suffolk County Council asking for personal details
Scam Email using Liliane Bettencourt’s name
New info from National TS Intelligence Hub: Watch out for ebay sellers sending link to PayPal. Reports coming in of fake links. If you purchase an item do not open the link from a seller asking you to pay, instead go straight to PayPal by typing the address into the browser.
Sky scam warning: Beware of messages advising you need a replacement viewing card
Catch up on the Scam Alerts about fake solicitors here
Beware of emails promising readers that they can be some of the first in the world to play Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC as the email contains malware
The fake OFT PPI scam calls are doing the rounds again. The OFT never calls in this way and has no remit to give compensation (especially as they no longer exist!)
Beware of bogus Telephone Preference Service phone calls. Never give out your credit card details on the phone
Scam Alert for all businesses! The EU VAT registration scam is doing the rounds again
The "DHL Delivery Failure" email is doing the rounds again. Don't click on the link contained within the email
Shocking Facts about Catalogue Scams
The scam that promises to ‘fix’ your credit score
Man scammed online gets revenge by texting entire Shakespeare plays

Are you renewing your passport or driving licence? Please be sure to check you are using the government run website
That "free trial" for that skin cream IS too good to be true! Expect money to be debited from your account each month
This week we received a complaint from a consumer who received a letter from a clairvoyant offering £6500 from a 'donor'. It's a scam!!
Fraudulent correspondence using the identity of Rudge & Co in relation to conveyancing work
Email fraud using the address "kris@cadmans-solicitor.com"
Inheritance scam using the name “Brown Solicitors LLP”
Fraudulent emails from davidbattiscombe@outlook.com
Bogus police scams averted in Haverhill, please read Suffolk Police's advice so you don't get conned.
Boy arrested after bogus police officer scam in Brandon
Phone networks tweak systems to help prevent open line scams
Beware of Justice.gov.uk scam parking fine emails, don’t download the “photographic evidence”malware
Death threat hoax emails from ‘Muhammed Yunus Jinnah’
Alert: watch out for scam emails with the header “important blood analysis result” that suggest you have cancer
Businesses, beware of the EU VAT registration scam that is doing the rounds again

Publication scammers are trying to target our Suffolk schools again
10 new scams to avoid
Netflix phishing scam leads to fake Microsoft Tech Support
Fine wine fund closes amid allegations it is a ‘Ponzi scheme’
Holidaymakers Warned Over Online Scams 

HMRC Phishing Scam Email – Too Much Tax Paid
NatWest Credit Card phishing e-mail
Have you had a British Airways email confirming your order and asking for bank details? It's probably a scam
Scam alert: Property rental fraud using the name Myers Fletcher & Gordon Attorney at Law
Scam alert: Fraudulent cheques paid into cash converter type stores
Beware, the BT scam email seems to be doing the rounds again
Reports of scam email msgs purporting to be from the independent regulatory body, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Alert: Beware of Royal Mail scam emails that contain Cryptolocker
Received an urgent email appeal from a friend? "help me, I've lost my passport". They have probably been hacked

Nottingham Knockers – It’s a scam
 Beware of scam texts purporting be from Auto Trader
Be on the lookout for scam flood relief donation appeals
Beware of the "Unpaid Invoice" scam email
The MINT Credit Card phishing e-mail is still making an appearance in in-boxes across the UK
Fraudsters targeting Rugby World Cup 2015 fans
Fifa World Cup Lottery Scam
Fans warned of Fake Ticket Sites
Cash strapped Britons targeted by cybercriminals

What is Vishing?
27 common scams to avoid

Alert: Companies House are aware of spam e-mails with a zip file. Do not open the attachments as they contain a virus
CryptoLocker ransomware spreading fast

Spam from an anti-virus company claiming to be a security patch? It's malware

 Important notification from HM Revenue & Customs – Scam E-mail
This week, twitter user @troyhunt was live-tweeting a Support Call Scam
Useful list of facebook scams
Alert - emails pretending to be from Facebook suggesting "Pages you might like" direct to websites laced with malware
Brian Ozanne has also reported an increase in fake puppy sales on Facebook
WhatsApp “account will expire soon” text message scam
Man Spends £450 on Photo of PS4 Console in eBay Con
Warning over 4Chan Xbox One prank
PlayStation 4 Like and Share Giveaway Facebook Scam
How to avoid getting scammed on eBay

 Barclays refunds grandmother's £68k following vishing scam
This ongoing card scam is being reported across the country, with suspects targeting the elderly & vulnerable
Elderly investors warned about carbon credits scam after more than 1,000 people conned out of total of £24m
Following a report from Norfolk Trading Standards we ask Suffolk residents to be aware of bogus callers claiming to be from Age Concern
"I feel so stupid for giving £4,500 to crooks" - The new con that tricks older people to hand over their life savings

Beware of this bamboo investment scam
Fraudsters target BBC reporter in investment scam
Boiler room fraudsters are now focussing on gold
Don't get taken in by scams asking for 'donations' to the Philippines relief effort
A new car buying payment scam to be aware of
New scam pushes up fraud loses
Threatening scam email from “Action Fraud Team”
Scam alert: Fraud using "Hill Dickinson" brand
Art experts warn of the rise of the 'trappers'
£100,000 painting stolen from Kensington home in variant of courier card scam
Excellent police video explaining courier fraud - Victim warns others about scam
Scam alert: Email purporting to be from Paramasivam Palany of Kumari Palany & Co Solicitors
Scam alert: Fraud using the name Jane Hickman or Ross Dixon of Hickman & Rose Solicitors
Scam alert: King & Wood Mallesons LLP (trading as King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin)
Scam alert: Fraudulent emails using the name Berrymans Lace Mawer Solicitors
Scam alert: Immigration scam emails using the name of Vincent G Waugh at V G Waugh Solicitors
Scam alert: Fraudulent emails from Grant Argent & Co Solicitors
Scam alert: Fraud using the Bross Bennett LLP name
Scam alert: Blake Bawa Solicitors
Scam alert: Emails using the name of Hill Dickinson Chambers
Scam alert: Rupert Baker LLP - The SRA has received information about Rupert Baker LLP

 Alert: Scammers targeting Suffolk Businesses claiming to be calling on behalf of Suffolk Police offering advertising
Employment scam

Businesses advised to be aware of land registry phishing scam
Publication Scammers targeting Suffolk Pubs
A bogus HMRC Employer Bulletin email has an attachment which contains a virus & should not be opened
Please pass the following questionnaire onto businesses to help protect them against publishing scams

Bogus police officer targets farmers for money

 BEWARE of Copycat Websites
Copycat websites: 'I paid £49 extra to renew my daughter's passport'
UK Official Deed Poll Service/Official Deeds is non-compliant for implying it's a government service
Over 10 pension liberation scam websites have been shut down
Intellectual Property registration and renewal scams

National Bed Federation warns of rip-off mattress van scam
Boiler Warranty Scam

Lots of calls being received about Rasberry Ketone free trials, please read the T's & C's carefully before signing up

Please check the terms & conditions of that "Free" cosmetic trial before you order it!
Warning over 'flash-for-cash' car accident insurance scam
Beware these Instagram scams
Reported: scam involving bogus Telephone Preference Service cold callers
What does the energy-saving gadget scam look like?
The "TVV Tele Verzeichnis Verlag GmbH" publication scam is still doing the rounds
A cautionary tale in The Guardian today: "How I got caught up in a 'stranded traveller' phishing scam"
Scam mail 'addict' admits to losing £200,000

Charity Commission Advice on Misleading and Bogus Clothing Collections
"Air Ambulance Service" scam leaflets asking for donations are being sent nationwide by fraudsters

Dating Scams:

How to protect yourself on dating websites
Woman loses $300,000 in Christian Mingle online dating scam
Boss of fake swingers website conned customers out of £200,000
Top 5 Valentine's Day Scams
Is Mr or Mrs Right, just going right after your money?
Woman loses home and life savings in Romance Scam 

Use the link to Trading Standards' blog listing to other scams they have come across.