British Gas Fake Email Scam

Staffordshire Police are reporting that Action Fraud have received over 2,600 reports about emails claiming to be from British Gas. The emails threaten to disconnect the recipient’s gas service if an outstanding bill is not paid.

The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that are designed to steal personal and financial details.

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Amazon Scam

Staffordshire Police have recently been made aware of an Amazon scam via e-mail or text message asking you to click onto a link to update your payment or delivery details. Amazon will not send unsolicited texts or e-mails requesting money, package or personal information.

The police are reminding everyone not to reply or click on […]

Coronavirus-Related Scams – How To Protect Yourself

Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million. How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams: There are some simple steps you can take […]