⚠️ Over £27 million reported lost to cryptocurrency and forex investment scams in 2018/19. Many victims reported being lured in with professional looking websites, adverts and social media posts. Read full story: actionfraud.police.uk/news/ov… pic.twitter.com/binN1TOzZv
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The team @actionfrauduk are seeing an increase in the number of accounts targeted. Victims are being tricked into revealing 2FA codes and extorted for money with the threat of having their personal photos shared publicly! pic.twitter.com/2rBCEnBAku
Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations. Led by Financial Fraud Action UK (part of UK Finance) and backed by Her Majesty’s Government, it is being delivered with and through a range of partners in the UK payments industry, financial services firms, law enforcement agencies, telecommunication providers, commercial, public and third sector organisations.
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