Fall for the person, not the profile – public reminded to stay safe online as reports of romance fraud rise 26% in a year #LoveNotLies Police forces across the country are working together with partners, including Match Group, to tackle romance fraud, with a...
Romance Fraud

Romance Fraud

Romance Fraud   Romance Fraud occurs when criminals feign romantic intentions towards their intended victim and use the nature of their relationship to fraudulently obtain money or sensitive information. This can be a devastating crime for those involved with...
Courier Fraud – Project Otello

Courier Fraud – Project Otello

ROCUWM along with our regional forces participated in the National anti-fraud campaign Project Otello earlier in the year. First target was Courier fraud. Suspect contacts victims by telephone claiming to be a Police Officer or bank staff Victim persuaded to...