Latest Scams

Information about the latest scams




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If your debit card has been lost or stolen, or you suspect that you are a victim of fraud, you can get in touch with us using the contact information below:

24 Hour Help Desk
Tel: +44 (0)1933 543 543

Important Fraud Briefing

How to spot and prevent scams in 2021
Fraudsters and cybercriminals are becoming more advanced and the technology to carry out these scams is becoming more readily available and inexpensive.
Join us for a breakfast briefing from the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit on Wednesday 14th January 2020 at 9am to find out how to protect yourself from fraud and cybercrime this year.
 

REGISTER TO ATTEND

SCAM ALERT: FAKE COVID-19 VACCINE TEXTS AND CALLS

Criminals are continuing to use the confusion and urgency around the pandemic to target potential victims. With the recent approval of vaccines in the UK, the latest in a series of scams focuses on the NHS roll-out of the vaccine and these types of scam attempts are likely to continue as fraudsters look to take advantage of the rollout across the UK.

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12 TOP TIPS TO KEEP THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FESTIVE

In the season of goodwill, people are not always as vigilant as they could be. Christmas is a time of merriment and cheer but also a time when we are more vulnerable to scams and theft.

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ROYAL MAIL SCAM

Royal Mail scam email: urgent warning over Christmas 'redirect delivery' con to steal bank details

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NEW CHEQUE BOOKS TO KEEP THE FRAUDSTERS IN CHECK

We have recently introduced added measures to protect our clients from cheque fraud

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HMRC SCAM

Hackers continue to exploit business vulnerabilities in the wake of Coronavirus as business owners have been targeted by a new phishing scam that attempts to gain sensitive information, including payment details, by impersonating Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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PAYPAL PHISHING EMAILS

Emails are currently being sent claiming to be from PayPal. These emails state the recipient’s account has been ‘limited’ as a result of a policy violation and ask for customers to update their account or check the security of their account by clicking a link in the email.

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AMAZON PRIME SCAM CALL

Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, has warned of a new scam with automated calls regarding Amazon Prime subscriptions.

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TRAVEL & HOLIDAY SCAMS

Holiday scams are the next focus for criminals as lockdown is lifted and it becomes easier to travel abroad.

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COVID-19 NHS TEST AND TRACE SCAMS

Here's what to look out for it you think an NHS Test and Trace call or message could be fake.

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EASYJET CYBER BREACH

easyJet have announced they suffered a cyber breach in January where customer data was stolen. Click here to find out more.

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JOHN HOPKINS EMAIL SCAM

Microsoft has put out a warning about an email phishing campaign that started earlier this month. The emails appear to come from John Hopkins Centre and are related to COVID-19. Click here to find out more.

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FRAUD AND CYBERCRIME PROTECTION

At Weatherbys we have a dedicated security team who are committed to protect your wealth from fraudulent attacks. Click here for up-to-date security information including helping you stay safe online, how to protect yourself against fraud and common scams, and what to do if you think you have been affected.

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