Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty to participating in a college admissions cheating scheme in the US.
A man from Aberdeen defrauded his mother’s partner out of more than £22,000 to “punish” him for “poor behaviour”.
Lloyds Banking Group has been forced to launch a review of a scheme set up to compensate victims of fraud at the Reading branch of HBOS.
Almost 30 people have been charged after a police crackdown on “money mules” who keep cash in their bank accounts for criminals.
Three men have been arrested in Donegal in an investigation into a Romanian organised crime gang, Garda have said.
People across Scotland lost nearly half a million pounds in just six months as a result of doorstep scams, Police Scotland has revealed.
While three of the men distract staff, another uses the card machine to refund themselves cash before making off.
North-east residents are being urged by police to be on their guard against romance fraud.
Police have arrested and charged five people as part of a probe into alleged money laundering and VAT fraud worth £12 million.
A woman has told how her life was turned upside down by a fraudster who stole £60,000 from her and her family.
A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring more than 100 million dollars (£75.7 million) into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud.
A woman who pretended to have cancer in order to help defraud the charity she worked for out of more than £85,000 has been jailed by a judge who told her she had shown no shame.
The sentencing of the final member of an organised crime gang who stole nearly £360,000 from victims has been welcomed by police.
High-value fraud in Scotland has increased by nearly 90% in a year, according to new research.
Victims of bogus “get rich quick” schemes advertised on Instagram have reported losing a total of more than £3 million since October, Action Fraud is warning.
Savings of more than £450,000 have been made through the identification and prevention of fraud at Aberdeen City Council.
Michael Hetherington, who was found guilty following a trial at Aberdeen Sheriff Court, provided a falsified service history for a second-hand car he was selling for £6,500.
An Aberdeen bank has today reassured customers staff are trained to spot frauds after a man was conned out of his life savings.
North-east users sent their own password and told they’ve been filmed watching porn in e-mails from scammers
People in the north-east have been sent their own passwords and told they've been filmed watching pornography in e-mails from scammers.
Police want to teach as many north-east community groups as possible how to avoid fraudsters.
"In just a few minutes a fraudster can obliterate someone’s life savings with no regard for the consequences."
Police Scotland has urged the public to be vigilant of cold callers – as scammers use more hi-tech methods to steal cash.
North-east residents have been duped out of hundreds of thousands of pounds of their life savings by cyber criminals.
Police are urging businesses to “take the fraud test” after it emerged conmen have fleeced North-east firms out of more than £520,000 in the last six months.
A new tool has been launched to help save people in Aberdeen from thousands of pounds of fraud.
A North-east pensioner was duped into transferring £74,000 into a fraudster’s bank account.
A North-east mum described as the “linchpin” behind a £2.4 million VAT fraud has been jailed for more than five years for her role in the crime.
A teenager has been charged in relation to more than 40 alleged "Ringing the Changes" fraud and attempted fraud offences.
The use of connected devices such as smart TVs and voice-activated home assistants by criminals seeking to steal data poses an emerging threat to UK consumers, a report has warned.
A local authority is giving out free devices that will protect against contactless bank card fraud.