DVLA Scams to Look Out For in 2021

DVLA Scams to Look Out For in 2021

Bogus TPS (Telephone Preference Service) & Scams

Bogus TPS (Telephone Preference Service) & Scams

We are aware of a number of organisations that call people claiming to be the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and try to charge consumers for registration.

Contactless card fraud

Contactless card fraud

According to Experian.co.uk, every card payment is fully traceable, right through to the recipient account, meaning if fraud is reported, the recipient

Number plate theft

Number plate theft

If you have one of the following makes of car you are more likely to be targeted for a number plate theft. Criminals use them to swap between same

Cashpoint scam update

Cashpoint scam update

Keep an eye out for distraction thefts at cashpoints and parking meters - and please spread the word about these scams.

Extortion scam! Cyber criminals send victims their own passwords

Extortion scam! Cyber criminals send victims their own passwords

Cyber criminals are attempting to blackmail unsuspecting victims by claiming to have used the victims' password to install spying malware on the victims' computer.

Fakephone HMRC scam

Fakephone HMRC scam

There have been recent reports of phone calls allegedly from the tax office telling people that they owe money.One gentleman was told he had not paid £2000

Boiler scam

Boiler scam

A company that claims to service boilers have been ringing people, claiming that their boiler guarantee has run out,

Watch out for Bogus British Gas callers

Watch out for Bogus British Gas callers

According to a recent police report, uniforms belonging to British Gas have been stolen.  So f you are visited at your home address by someone claiming to be from British Gas

TV Licence Scam update

TV Licence Scam update

We recently reported on Fake TV licence emails which use headlines such as "correct your licensing information" and "your TV licence expires today"

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