Action Fraud

Action Fraud

@actionfrauduk

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We are the UK's national fraud & cyber reporting centre where you can report, get advice and information. Our advisors reply Mon-Fri 9-6pm with their initials

Joined on August 03, 2010
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Be careful of scammers pretending to be from the FCA and asking for money, your bank account PIN number or password. Visit https://t.co/oBesaYrtgr to find out more https://t.co/Hyc59N5jmU

Be careful of scammers pretending to be from the FCA and asking for money, your bank account PIN number or password. Visit https://t.co/oBesaYrtgr to find out more https://t.co/Hyc59N5jmU

Another example of why every report matters. If you think you’ve been a victim of a romance fraud, remember you are not alone. Your report can help protect others. #Fauxmance https://t.co/16fTfiiGPq

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As venues prepare to re-open with social distancing measures in place following the #coronavirus outbreak, we are urging people to be wary of fraudsters selling fake or non-existent tickets to events. https://t.co/UZCTvS2JHt

As venues prepare to re-open with social distancing measures in place following the #coronavirus outbreak, we are urging people to be wary of fraudsters selling fake or non-existent tickets to events. https://t.co/UZCTvS2JHt

⚠️ We're aware of fraudulent calls and emails from scammers claiming to be HMRC. Calls may mimic a phone number from Royal Courts of Justice. ❌Do not provide any details or make a payment. ⬇️ Find out how to report scams to @HMRCgovuk and @actionfrauduk https://t.co/fS54cvOlB0

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Received an email which you’re not quite sure about? Is it asking you to login to your account, or maybe to "verify" your payment details? 

If you are suspicious, you should report it by forwarding the email to: report@phishing.gov.uk  #CyberProtect https://t.co/EFMjuodMjO

Received an email which you’re not quite sure about? Is it asking you to login to your account, or maybe to "verify" your payment details? If you are suspicious, you should report it by forwarding the email to: report@phishing.gov.uk #CyberProtect https://t.co/EFMjuodMjO

Mechanics, don't let hackers take the wheel... Whilst you're busy at work, make sure your business accounts are secure with two-factor authentication #CyberAware

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Victims often don’t report #RomanceFraud because they feel foolish or ashamed to talk about what has happened to them. If you think you’ve been a victim of a scam, remember you are not alone. Your report can help protect others. #Fauxmance

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💻 EVERY REPORT MATTERS ☎️

A fraudster has been jailed for duping women out of thousands via dating sites. The sentencing follows reports made to Action Fraud and good work from @ASPolice

Read full story: https://t.co/UaTgQbcA9e https://t.co/mTkqI2sYg7

💻 EVERY REPORT MATTERS ☎️ A fraudster has been jailed for duping women out of thousands via dating sites. The sentencing follows reports made to Action Fraud and good work from @ASPolice Read full story: https://t.co/UaTgQbcA9e https://t.co/mTkqI2sYg7

Think twice before handing over your money and personal information when booking holidays this year.

For tips on how to avoid falling victim to holiday and travel related fraud, visit: https://t.co/jdYchhKwp8 https://t.co/iJEa1O7qbb

Think twice before handing over your money and personal information when booking holidays this year. For tips on how to avoid falling victim to holiday and travel related fraud, visit: https://t.co/jdYchhKwp8 https://t.co/iJEa1O7qbb

Watch out for these FAKE Royal Mail emails. They've been reported to us over 1,700 times. 

We followed the link in one of the emails and here’s where it leads...
 
Help us remove malicious emails and websites like these by forwarding suspicious emails to: report@phishing.gov.uk https://t.co/cTzc2SFM1y

Watch out for these FAKE Royal Mail emails. They've been reported to us over 1,700 times.  We followed the link in one of the emails and here’s where it leads...   Help us remove malicious emails and websites like these by forwarding suspicious emails to: report@phishing.gov.uk https://t.co/cTzc2SFM1y

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Remember, the vaccine is only available on the @NHSuk and is free of charge. 

If you receive an email, text message or phone call purporting to be from the NHS and you are asked to provide financial details, or pay for the vaccine, this is a scam #coronavirusfrauds https://t.co/d4Zpbt2dTi

Remember, the vaccine is only available on the @NHSuk and is free of charge. If you receive an email, text message or phone call purporting to be from the NHS and you are asked to provide financial details, or pay for the vaccine, this is a scam #coronavirusfrauds https://t.co/d4Zpbt2dTi

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When it comes to hackers, there’s nothing small about small businesses. If you’re open for business online, you could be open to cyber attacks. 

Stay #CyberAware and visit https://t.co/p6c4NjMgHW https://t.co/MXXEhP7MeN

When it comes to hackers, there’s nothing small about small businesses. If you’re open for business online, you could be open to cyber attacks. Stay #CyberAware and visit https://t.co/p6c4NjMgHW https://t.co/MXXEhP7MeN

Did you know we’re on Instagram? 📷 

Follow us at: https://t.co/vJzX0srpwU for the latest information and advice on how to protect yourself from fraud and cyber crime. https://t.co/2QSvXMSbKe

Did you know we’re on Instagram? 📷 Follow us at: https://t.co/vJzX0srpwU for the latest information and advice on how to protect yourself from fraud and cyber crime. https://t.co/2QSvXMSbKe

Think twice before handing over your money and personal information when booking holidays this year.

For tips on how to avoid falling victim to holiday and travel related fraud, visit: https://t.co/4pWusJkvY5 https://t.co/DVGs4p5lQ5

Think twice before handing over your money and personal information when booking holidays this year. For tips on how to avoid falling victim to holiday and travel related fraud, visit: https://t.co/4pWusJkvY5 https://t.co/DVGs4p5lQ5

⚠️ALERT: Watch out for these FAKE Royal Mail emails. They've been reported to us over 1,700 times. 
 
Don't forget, by forwarding suspicious emails to report@phishing.gov.uk you can help us to remove malicious emails and websites #PhishyFridays https://t.co/9Ucyh8JTT1

⚠️ALERT: Watch out for these FAKE Royal Mail emails. They've been reported to us over 1,700 times.    Don't forget, by forwarding suspicious emails to report@phishing.gov.uk you can help us to remove malicious emails and websites #PhishyFridays https://t.co/9Ucyh8JTT1

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Did you catch our Intelligence Development Team talking about #RomanceFraud on @BBCOne ‘For Love or Money’ yesterday? 

There's still time to watch the show! (begins at approx 30:00)

https://t.co/0yKWR73THZ #Fauxmance https://t.co/lGyrxyzB7P

Did you catch our Intelligence Development Team talking about #RomanceFraud on @BBCOne ‘For Love or Money’ yesterday? There's still time to watch the show! (begins at approx 30:00) https://t.co/0yKWR73THZ #Fauxmance https://t.co/lGyrxyzB7P

⚠️ALERT: Over £880k reported lost by victims of courier fraud. 

Remember, your bank or the police will never send someone to your home to collect cash, bank cards, or any valuable items. For more info on how courier fraud works, visit: https://t.co/9QqEcReELk https://t.co/zcqIFEloMQ

⚠️ALERT: Over £880k reported lost by victims of courier fraud. Remember, your bank or the police will never send someone to your home to collect cash, bank cards, or any valuable items. For more info on how courier fraud works, visit: https://t.co/9QqEcReELk https://t.co/zcqIFEloMQ

Doing more business online? So are cyber criminals.

Find out how you can protect your business with #CyberAware's six practical steps: https://t.co/p6c4Nk3Rzu https://t.co/mPHfcRYv0K

Doing more business online? So are cyber criminals. Find out how you can protect your business with #CyberAware's six practical steps: https://t.co/p6c4Nk3Rzu https://t.co/mPHfcRYv0K

Victims often don’t report #RomanceFraud because they feel foolish or ashamed to talk about what has happened to them. 

If you think you’ve been a victim of a scam, remember you are not alone. Your report can help protect others. #Fauxmance https://t.co/KFP9B75ypX https://t.co/F8LAWc1gWs

Victims often don’t report #RomanceFraud because they feel foolish or ashamed to talk about what has happened to them. If you think you’ve been a victim of a scam, remember you are not alone. Your report can help protect others. #Fauxmance https://t.co/KFP9B75ypX https://t.co/F8LAWc1gWs

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