Monday, 8 August 2011

Weekly Fraud Roundup - week ending 5/8/11

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

1/8/2011 MPHONE LTD. Previously reported 11th January 2010, 14th May 2010, 17th September 2010
2/8/2011 SCRAP & STOCK LIMITED First Reported 13th July 2011
2/8/2011 P&G FINANCIAL UK LIMITED First Reported 18th June 2011
30/07/11 THE CAMERA STORE LIMITED First Reported 3rd December 2010

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.

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