TPSONLINE to stop nuisance calls

The telephone preference service is a free opt out service enabling you to record your preference on the official register and not receive unsolicited sales or marketing calls. It is the only official UK 'do not call' register for landline and mobile numbers. If a number is registered with the TPS/CTPS, organisations are legally required

By |2021-10-02T16:52:31+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Featured, Latest News|0 Comments

HMRC warns students of scams

University students taking part-time jobs are at increased risk of falling victim to scams, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning. Higher numbers of students going to university this year means more young people may choose to take on part-time work. Being new to interacting with HMRC and unfamiliar with genuine contact from the department

By |2021-10-02T14:57:02+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Advice, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fake Bailiff Letters

Scammers posing as County Court bailiffs are sending emails trying to force companies and householders to make immediate payments. The scammers claim that the person owes money, often using the name ‘John Hutchinson’ as well as others. They follow up the email with a telephone call appearing to come from an official phone line. They

By |2021-10-02T14:48:30+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Advice, Latest News|0 Comments

Arrest Warrant Scam

Typically a recorded voice message plays purporting to be from the ‘UK Police’ telling you that they have received a complaint from HMRC’s tax department and that there is a warrant out for your arrest. They then give out a phone number to contact for more details. Criminals are using HMCTS (Her Majestys Court and

By |2021-10-02T14:42:33+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Advice, Latest News|0 Comments

Dial 159

Last year criminal gangs stole over £470m by pretending to be your bank or other service provider. 159 is the memorable, secure number that contacts you directly to your bank if you think you’re being scammed. This new pilot scheme has been set up by several major banks and telephone providers and hoping to

By |2021-10-02T14:39:32+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Delivery rebook scam texts

What have all the example text messages below got in common? They are all scams. With more home deliveries from online sellers the scammers are targetting people with failed delivery messages with a link to rebook and pay a fee. According to consumer group Which - three in five of us have had fake delivery

By |2021-10-02T16:39:12+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments
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