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.
A Northern Ireland woman has been scammed out of more than £300,000 by an individual who promised her a romantic relationship.
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.
The mule train rinsing Scotland’s dirty millions: How organised crime gangs enlist an army of low-level money launderers to wash their ill-gotten fortunes
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.
Almost 30 people have been charged after a police crackdown on “money mules” who keep cash in their bank accounts for criminals.
Three men have been arrested in Donegal in an investigation into a Romanian organised crime gang, Garda have said.
People across Scotland lost nearly half a million pounds in just six months as a result of doorstep scams, Police Scotland has revealed.
A warning has been issued after a fake letter claiming to be about a big lottery win was sent to an address in Aberdeen.