Emails: Cyber Safe Advice
In Warwickshire, phishing emails are the most common type of cyber crime which residents have been targeted by. 1 in 10 people who receive such emails have fallen victim to these.
Action Fraud issues a scam warning as criminals look to target football fans looking to make the trip to Russia this summer!
Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices.
Who Fraudsters May Pose As:
FIFA have warned that “any tickets obtained from any other source, such as ticket brokers, internet auctions or unofficial ticket exchange platforms, will be automatically rendered void and invalid”.
Action Fraud received over 600 reports and intelligence submissions in relation to the 2014 World Cup, so it’s vital that football fans exercise caution when considering a purchase or making a transaction.