Recent scams to be aware of

We’ve compiled a few examples of recent scams to show you the kind of things you have to watch out for, although this is by no means an exhaustive list. 

May 10 2018: Stay alert - beware of investment fraud - An investment fraud which has used the Rathbones name.

External news

April 2020: Examples of HMRC related phishing emails - HMRC is aware of a phishing campaign telling customers they can claim a tax refund to help protect themselves from the coronavirus outbreak.

March 2020: Fraudsters are exploiting the spread of COVID -19 coronavirus to facilitate various types of fraud and cyber crime.

March 2020: Coronavirus related fraud reports increase by 400% in March

July 5 2019: UK Finance – Fake automated calls claiming to be banks and card companies

May 21 2019: Crypto and Forex Investment Scams – Warning by FCA and Action Fraud following £27m of losses in 2018/19

May 24 2018: Fake TSB messages and phishing emails – Action Fraud warning

March 20 2018: Natwest Report – Detailing the top ways scammers and fraudsters will attempt to get their hands on consumers’ cash in 2018