A US soldier is the unwitting frontman for one of the world’s biggest dating site frauds preying on women looking for love online, we can reveal.
As people rush around in the run-up to Christmas, now is a prime time for scammers to strike.
Scott Shepherd wants to warn others after he was ripped off for thousands of pounds by an online car dealership that doesn’t exist.
Scots investigators have helped bust a €200 million scam when tuna fish caught for canning were treated with chemicals before being sold as fresh.
Nobody wants to discover they’ve fallen prey to a financial scam. Some good news, though – people who have been tricked into transferring money directly to a fraudster now have a new safety net, which should mean they have a better chance of getting a refund.
Five people have been arrested and questioned over alleged accounting fraud at the Patisserie Valerie chain, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has said.
More than 400,000 people in Scotland have fallen victim to a financial scam at some point in their lives, according to new research.
Banks must make sure no blameless scam victim who is tricked into transferring money to a fraudster is ever denied reimbursement again, Which? has urged.
Scots bank customers are losing more than £120 million to fraud gangs every year, we can reveal.
Targeting the so-called money mules helping launder Scotland’s crime gangs’ dirty millions is a priority, according to the detective leading the fight against economic crime.