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£1.5 trillion lost to cash transfer con in the UK

How have they got away with it for so long?At least £1.5 trillion has been lost in a nationwide scam that ‘encourages’ people to unwittingly transfer their money into a fraudster’s account, according to Financial Fraud Study (FFS).

‘It’s a clever ruse, and utterly believable,’ said a spokesman for FFS. ‘The victim’s employer receives a demand from a shady outfit calling itself HMRC to take a percentage of wages out of the victim’s pay packet, falls for it, and then transfers the money to a ‘safe account’ where it can be frittered away by the fraudsters.’

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Posted: Jun 24th, 2015
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Third world development: UN suggest internet fraud

Scam Aid Can earn ££££s working from home.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2015
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Nigerian email scammers to raise industry standards with ‘Mystery Sucker’ scheme

‘We are concerned that the quality of email scams has declined in recent years,’ said Mr Nigel Mwanga, only son of a recently deceased multi-millionaire oil executive.

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Posted: Aug 6th, 2010
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