City of London Police – Economic Crime Directorate: Fraud Alerts
Charitable Fraud Alert– Social media platforms are being used to gather donations from members of the public for fake animal welfare charities overseas.
Property Fraud Alert– Organised criminal groups are currently targeting empty properties in the UK to apply for loans, duping mortgage providers and causing distress to members of the public.
Vehicle Leasing Fraud– Overseas crime groups are targeting UK based car leasing companies to fraudulently obtain high performance motor vehicles.
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