- Action Fraud campaign warns people about Computer Software Service fraud.~
- 22,000 victims reported losing Â£21 million in 2017/18.
- Action Fraud figures show that Computer Software Service fraud is in the top five most reported fraud types.
Today (24 September 2018), Action Fraud launches a campaign to warn people about the threat of Computer Software Service fraud, one of the countryâ€™s most reported top five frauds.
What is Computer Software Service Fraud?
Computer Software Service fraud can start with either a phone call, an email or a pop-up message appearing on your computer, stating there is something wrong with your computer or internet connection and that it needs to be fixed. However, there will either be a demand for payment to fix it, or they will install software on the computer which will allow the criminals to access personal and financial details.
In 2017/18, Action Fraud received 22,609 reports of Computer Software Service...
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