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UK alert on phishing attempts

News story New internet phishing alert New emails and letters appearing to be from employees of the Government Legal Department/Bona Vacantia Division are in circulationFrom:Bona Vacantia and Government Legal DepartmentPublished8 August 2016Last updated13 May 2022 — See all updates Internet phishing alert We are currently aware of emails being sent from bogus email […]

How to report Companies House impersonation scams

Guidance Reporting scams pretending to be from Companies House What to do if you think you’ve spotted a scam pretending to be from Companies House, and examples of scam emails, letters and telephone calls.From:Companies House Published23 December 2020Last updated4 March 2022 — See all updatesGet emails about this page Contents Scam telephone […]

HKMA Alert: HKMA staff impersonation fraud

03 Dec 2021 Beware of fraudsters posing as HKMA staff The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) received enquiries from the members of the public about fraudsters posing as HKMA staff over the telephone regarding unauthorised credit card transactions and asking for personal information. We would like to remind the public […]

Someone‘s trying to impersonate AUSTRAC

Be aware of scams impersonating AUSTRAC 4 August 2021 We are receiving reports of scammers sending emails to reporting entities and members of the public pretending to be from AUSTRAC and seeking payment of fines, taxes or other financial transfers. We will never demand a payment via email. These scams […]

DFAT says someone’s impersonating them…

Email Scam 16 December 2020 Category   Corporate DFAT is aware of an email scam purporting to be from the DFAT Secretary, Frances Adamson.  The email is being distributed from the address: australian_government.department_foreign_affair@australiamail.com The email claims to have recovered money from scammers that is owed to the addressee, and asks the […]

DFSA Impersonated in Advance Fee Scam

ALERTS DFSA Impersonated in an Advance Fee Scam 04 Oct 2020 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public about a fraudulent advance fee scam in which the DFSA and its Chairman are impersonated. The scammers issue a fake letter which falsely […]

DFSA Alert: Impersonation Scam

ALERTS DFSA and Other Authorities Impersonated in a Scam 03 Sep 2020 The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) warns the financial services community and members of the public of a scam in which the DFSA, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority, and the DIFC Courts are impersonated.  Also impersonated […]