- in the category: Fraud alerts
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The police have notified Cifas of an increasing number of cyberattacks targeting organisations’ financial departments.
A large volume of scam emails are being reported with many appearing as if they come from existing law firms.
A law firm received a telephone call this week from someone claiming to be Jonathan Leslie, Digital Fraud Strategy Relationship Manager from Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Smishing – the term used for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both, as a result of a response to a text message.
Action Fraud has received the first reports of tech-support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.
Over the last week, we have been receiving multiple calls or emails every day about attempted fraud attacks on client accounts.
The Lloyds Banking Group professional practices team has warned conveyancing firms to be aware of fraudsters targeting them at busy times for completions.
Following the WannaCry attacks on Friday 12 May 2017, the Scottish Business Resilience centre (SBRC) has published useful guidance for businesses.
We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Taylor McGivern & Co’, who have a website claiming them to be 'the largest law firm in Glasgow, Scotland'.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert which explains how fraudsters are deploying banking trojans to unsuspecting victims in order to compromise their banking credentials and passwords.