BWNF BULLETIN SCAMS AND FRAUD THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
BWNF is currently recruiting volunteers to help support this venture in your area please email me at admin@businesswatchnewforest.com 
should you wish to get involved in this project or have some time to assist us.
Everyone knows that the invention of the Internet has created a great place to do business, but sadly also a dangerous place if you’re not Internet savvy.
There are 100s of new scams created every day to try and steal money from not only businesses but also people who are vulnerable.

Take a look at this link > http://www.theguardian.com/money/scamsandfraud this is just some of the mind blowing nasty tricks that this super highway of
information has been used for. We all get the same spoof emails from big name companies like EBay, Tesco, Barclays Bank, and others but increasingly
these emails are becoming so convincing you think they are genuine. We suggest you look here>http://www.met.police.uk/docs/little_book_scam.pdf  our
colleagues at the Metropolitan Police have put this advisory together which makes good reading.

At BWNF we will be able to offer practical advice and assistance in preventing cyber crimes against anyone. Your computers are your gateway to success
with in business but so many people do not understand the implications of cyber crime. Cyber crime is on the up, make no mistake cyber criminals are at it
24\7 devising more ways to scam you, rob you and steal all you do. Beat the scammers and go here to the biggest and best web site developed to combat
hoaxes and scams.

This web site http://www.hoax-slayer.com was developed by Brett M Christian in Australia to offer a never ending fire wall against the fraudsters in cyber
world. I emailed Brett and he has given permission to add this link to our website it is without question an invaluable asset to us and we thank him for his
excellent work.

Surfing the web I came across some good web links and I have listed these below, take time to have a look and see what goes on.


Web sites:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/10575850/10-scams-to-watch-out-for-in-2014.html
http://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/scams
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/frauds-tricks-and-scams
http://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/scams


Until you are caught and at some point sadly everyone will be by one scam or another you cannot begin to understand the sickening feeling it creates when
you lose money, identity, property or dignity by the low life’s that crawl the web for the purpose of stealing from you. Do not be a victim; do not fall into the
clutches of the scammers of this world. Take time to read the links and information contained in the scam pages. We will endeavour to develop and add to
this as we get more and more information relating to cyber crimes. Business security is the most important issue in your business development, if you fail on
security your business will fail.

The best and most comprehensive security company we have found is here www.fabandsitesecurity.com they cover everything with technical and specialist
advisors they can help with every security issue the company is an asset to all businesses. From CCTV, alarm systems through to your information
technology departments this company has the ability to help. Practical and comprehensive advice costs very little but the profit this will save you long term in
your business will out way any cost.