Monday, 18 July 2011

Weekly Fraud Roundup - week ending 15/7/11

Weekly round-up of reported company fraud

The below have reported as having a high likelihood of being victims of company hijacking - or ID fraud

11/7/2011 CORN WALLACE & CO LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07219990 - First reported on 18/6/11 and 02/07/11
11/7/2011 CLIENT MEDIATION SERVICES LTD http://ukdata.com/c/07360693 - First reported on 18/6/11 and 02/07/11
11/7/2011 V10 CONSULTING LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/06753123
11/7/2011 AZZURRI MOBILE LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/02229974
11/7/2011 ONLINE BARGAINS LTD http://ukdata.com/c/06928086 - First reported on 28/06/2011
12/7/2011 ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATES LTD http://ukdata.com/c/06869786
12/7/2011 UKDEALS LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07470810
12/7/2011 TELECOMMS LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/03347154
12/7/2011 GLOBAL SALES COMPLIANCE LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07333975
12/7/2011 ILAMOS AIR CARGO LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/06879940
12/7/2011 DIGITAL FUTURE SOLUTIONS LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/NI059827
12/7/2011 LOAN DIRECT LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07302264
13/7/2011 SCRAP & STOCK LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07389757
15/7/2011 COMPUTER ACCESSORIES AND OTHER STUFF LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/05179584

How it works

We have been notified that these companies may be a victim of company identity fraud. Company identity fraud in fraudulent online sellers and rogue websites using the identity of a legitimate company to take money (usually by Western Union) for goods (usually electrical goods) which they do not deliver.

If you work for, or own one of these companies, please contact us for more information and advice about protecting your company's identity.

If you are trying to order something from this company, please visit our fraud advice pages for help checking companies.

If you think you have been a victim of company identity fraud, please use our report suspected fraud form.

Third warning for British Gas Customers

11/7/2011 FEATURE ME LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07567180 - First reported on 29/06/11
12/7/2011 FEATURE ME LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07567180
12/7/2011 FEATURE ME LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07567180
12/7/2011 FEATURE ME LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07567180

FEATURE ME LIMITED http://ukdata.com/c/07567180

We have had even more reports over the last week sent to us about this company. They are calling British Gas customers quoting personal account information and asking for bank details to process a payment for a new fantastic deal. Payments are taken by FEATURE ME LIMITED (Registered No 07567180) who are not related or part of British Gas.

As always, be careful and do not give out your bank details to anyone if you are unsure. If in doubt, call back British Gas customer services and verify who you have spoken to.

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