Police Scotland are reminding businesses to make sure they remain vigilant on the final few working days before Christmas. Safer Communities Inspector, Colin Mowat explains In previous years, a few businesses have been targeted by criminals who have broken into premises overnight to steal cash from increased seasonal takings. Often business proprietors have taken the […]
A short video from Trading Standards warning about the dangers of copycat websites.
Police Scotland is once again warning the public to be vigilant against a telephone fraud scam circulating the North-east following a recent incident in Aberdeenshire where a resident lost over £15,000. A number of people in the area have been targeted by fraudsters who telephone pretending to be from the person’s bank, advising that their […]
The National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit are aware of a mass email spamming event that is ongoing, where people are receiving emails that appear to be from banks and other financial institutions. The emails may be sent out to tens of millions of UK customers, but appear to be targeting small and medium […]