Have you ever received an email from a ‘known’ courier company advising that the delivery for that new shirt you ordered must be rescheduled immediately, but something just doesn’t feel right? Upon closer inspection, the email in fact isn’t from that courier after all, it’s a scam. You quickly report the email and move on with your day.

Unfortunately, scams are all too often successful.

Criminals continually evolve their tactics in order to exploit their victims, especially as the world shifts to using digital methods in many aspects of life. Our increasingly digital world results in increasingly sophisticated tactics, which are often difficult to spot.

Our Fraud Expert, Roger Lester, explains just a few of the methods criminals are using to take advantage of individual vulnerabilities.

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