More than 400,000 people in Scotland have fallen victim to a financial scam at some point in their lives, according to new research.
Long-running scams such as unsolicited doorstep selling and cold calling are continuing to cost victims an average of almost £3,000, Citizens Advice has warned.
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.
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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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POLICE officers are warning the public to be vigilant following reports of scams this week.
MORE than 20,000 malicious websites posing as the taxman have been taken down in the past 12 months following requests made by HM Revenue and Customs.
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