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20 Jun 2017
Digging machine scam suspects appear in court

Ten suspects of large-scale fraud appear in court this week. They are charged with involvement in a scam on the leading Dutch internet sales website Marktplaats, where they allegedly placed…

16 Jun 2017
Duo pose as tax officers and steal € 350,000

Police have arrested two people from the eastern Dutch city of Arnhem on suspicion of scamming and money-laundering. The arrests were made on Thursday. The duo cold-called their victims on…

15 Jun 2017
University in the US loses $1.9 million in email scam

The Southern Oregon University thought it had paid nearly two million US dollars to a contractor for a major construction project, but the money ended up in the pockets of…

08 Jun 2017
Record losses due to Microsoft phone scams

A total of 100,000 euros in losses was reported to Fraud Help Desk last month by victims of Microsoft phone scammers. These are professional crooks posing as Microsoft tech support…