Scam Warning - Coronavirus

Action Fraud warning after number of coronavirus scams accelerates

March 26, 2020 Spilsby Online 0

Action Fraud are raising awareness of a number of coronavirus-related scams looking to take advantage of the outbreak. At the time of writing there have been 105 reports of scams with country-wide losses of almost £1m. The number of reports has been accelerating as the Government’s lockdown takes hold. The first report relating to Coronavirus was received by Action Fraud on 9th February with 20 more reports later that month. Since then, there have been […]

Co-op customers potentially charged twice in card error

July 9, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Hundreds of thousands of Co-op customers have potentially been charged twice in a blunder involving people using their cards in the retailer’s food stores or petrol stations. A spokesman for The Co-operative Food said: “Due to a processing error customers who shopped with us or used a petrol filling station on July 7 using a credit or debit card were charged twice. He was unable to say how many people were affected but it is […]