Warning: Who is calling you this Christmas?

Warning: Who is calling you this Christmas?

The Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum (JFPF) is warning Islanders to be aware of who is calling them this Christmas as it could well be a fraudster. Telecommunications providers JT and Sure, both active members of the JFPF, are raising awareness about Wangiri Fraud. This is when fraudsters call your number but only ring once before … Continued



Knowing frauds & scams and how to prevent them

Knowing frauds & scams and how to prevent them

The JFPF has produced a leaflet which has been distributed to all Island-home by Jersey Post. The aim is to raise awareness locally about frauds and scams. To view the leaflet click here


Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum campaign hits the road

Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum campaign hits the road

The Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum (JFPF) is launching an Island-wide campaign to further raise awareness about frauds and scams locally. The JFPF, which was set up in 2016 by a group of local organisations, provides alerts and advice on how to guard against fraudsters and scammers. The Forum’s latest campaign aims to encourage Islanders who … Continued


Cyber alert for businesses re ransomware attacks

Cyber alert for businesses re ransomware attacks

The Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum (JFPF) has today issued an alert to local businesses and members of the public following reports in the last 24 hours from businesses who have been sent online extortion demands from scammers threatening a cyber attack. The scammers have been sending emails to businesses demanding payment of between £300-£500 in … Continued


New email support for islanders targeted by scams

New email support for islanders targeted by scams

The Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum (JFPF) has today launched a dedicated email address so that islanders who have been targeted by scams can easily report the activity. Monitored by the States of Jersey Police’s Joint Financial Crimes Unit, scams500@police.je has been set up by the JFPF specifically to act as a point of contact for … Continued


Victim of a Jersey investment scam speaks out

Jersey woman Cynthia Binet was defrauded in 2004. To date she has lost more than half a million pounds. Consequently she has a mortgage on her house and a tax bill that she doesn’t know how to pay. Watch her story.


Victims of a telephone banking scam speak out

Iain and Rena McLean were the victims of a telephone banking scam in Jersey in 2014. They received a call from someone claiming to be from Visa who said that there had been fraudulent activity on the McLean’s credit card. They advised the couple to call the security number on the back of their credit … Continued


Don’t Get Conned At Christmas

Don’t Get Conned At Christmas

The Jersey Fraud Prevention Forum is warning islanders to protect themselves against online crime this Christmas. As part of a national initiative set up by Action Fraud, City of London and Get Safe Online, the local forum is sharing some top tips to safeguard against cyber-crime during the festive season.  Starting on Tuesday 1 December … Continued


Jersey Fire and Rescue Telephone Scam

Jersey Fire and Rescue Telephone Scam

Jersey Fire and Rescue is warning small businesses to ignore calls from scammers claiming to sell advertising space on the emergency service’s behalf. A number of islanders have already been targeted by the scammers who, purporting to be from Jersey Fire and Rescue, are contacting businesses to advertise in a fictitious magazine called Blue Light. … Continued