Private investors bought price guarantees for 8.7 million tons of methane emissions reductions in the first auction round held last week by the World Bank’s new Pilot Auction Facility (PAF). Read more.
Fraudsters created the illusion they were calling from banks and other genuine organisations to persuade victims to simply transfer their money straight into thieves’ accounts. Read more.
Citizens Advice in Tunbridge Wells wants to warn you of six scams which might just catch you out. Read more.
WHAT’S the most likely way you’ll come into contact with a fraudster trying to trick you out of your hard-earned cash? Read more.
If some pension schemes sound too good to be true, they probably are. Helen Shepherd offers tips on how to avoid falling victim to pension fraud. Read more.
Parliamentarians overwhelmingly approve proposal for a market stability reserve to store surplus carbon credits. Read more.
The alert, issued by officers from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB), urges residents to be wary following reports of the scam. Read more.
It’s Scams Awareness Month, a joint campaign between Citizens Advice and Trading Standards, aiming to highlight different scams and how to avoid them. The first area being highlighted is telephone scams. Read more.
Scams Awareness Month is all about creating a self-supporting network of confident, alert, consumers. People ready, willing and able to spot scams. Read more from CAB.
Each year millions of people in the UK fall prey to scammers. Some estimates of the total cost of mass-marketed scams are as high as £5 billion. The truth is – with reporting levels as low as 5 per cent – this cost could be far higher. Read more.