Scots investigators have helped bust a €200 million scam when tuna fish caught for canning were treated with chemicals before being sold as fresh.
Planning a holiday is one of life’s most exciting joys, so it can be heartbreaking to discover that your big break doesn’t really exist and you have in fact been the victim of a scam.
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.
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.
A warning has been issued after a fake letter claiming to be about a big lottery win was sent to an address in Aberdeen.
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COULD you spot the tricks scammers use? It may be harder than you think, as frauds become increasingly sophisticated.
POLICE officers are warning the public to be vigilant following reports of scams this week.