Fake University Emails Used To Commit European Distribution Fraud
Fraudsters imitating one university’s address lead to a total victim loss of over £350,000.
Scam emails claiming to be from Virgin Media have been appearing in people's inboxes threatening for automatic disconnection.
Action Fraud has received over 100 reports about fake emails that purport to be from Virgin Media. The emails threaten the recipient with “automatic disconnection” due to “invalid billing information”. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking phishing websites that are designed to steal your Virgin Media account login details.