Aberdeen City Council's trading standards has issued a warning after scam letters were sent, claiming to be from an address in the city.
Our investigation found 115 traders from the region have been scammed out of more than £1 million in the last 19 months.
Trading Standards has issued a warning after a fake e-mail offering a reduction in council tax was sent to a resident in Aberdeen.
An appeal has been made for north-east residents to be aware of solar panel scams this summer.
Potential victims of phone scams in the north-east are being protected by councils thanks to a clever device.
More than 400,000 people in Scotland have fallen victim to a financial scam at some point in their lives, according to new research.
Aberdeen residents are being asked to be vigilant following reports of a new lottery scam letter.
The Evening Express can reveal quick-thinking bank staff last year stopped 175 north-east residents withdrawing £1.5 million from their accounts for con artists – and 21 of those were romance fraud victims who almost sent a total of £178,085 to honey-trap hustlers.
A warning has been issued over a fake Domino's Pizza Facebook page.
A council has issued a warning about rogue traders after a pensioner was scammed out of £4,000.
An Aberdeen business which was the victim of a counterfeit note scam has urged other retailers to be vigilant.
University students, including those in the Granite City, are being targeted by scammers.
A north-east woman has been conned out of more than £1,000 after a caller convinced her he was working for her bank.
An Aberdeen bank has today reassured customers staff are trained to spot frauds after a man was conned out of his life savings.
A north-east pensioner was scammed out of £20,000 after fraudsters convinced him to go to the bank and transfer funds.
Aberdeen residents are being warned not to send money to scammers.
Scammers who say they're calling from BT and TalkTalk have been targeting people in the north-east.
Residents of a north-east town are being warned after the area was targeted by scammers.
A north-east shop worker has been praised for preventing an elderly couple being scammed out of hundreds of pounds.
A man who scammed an 88-year-old woman out of almost £4,000 in what was described as a “vile and despicable” act has avoided jail.
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 have warned people to be aware of scammers for the fourth time in as many weeks after it emerged three city residents were conned out of a total of £1.2 million.
People are being warned to be beware of scammers posing as council officials.
police say the amount being taken by cold-callers has rocketed up more than three fold, with an average of £57,000 being stolen daily in the last 21 days.
Martin Lewis has urged Facebook to take responsibility for publishing thousands of scam ads he said have led to vulnerable people being ripped off.
A North Sea operator and an Aberdeen-based engineering firm claim fraudulent recruitment emails have been sent out in their names.
CAUGHT DEAD HANDED: North-east clairvoyant shocked after fraudster impersonated her and tried to con people out of cash
A medium has called in police after claiming a fraudster impersonated her in a bid to dupe customers out of cash.
Singing superstar Annie Lennox has taken to Facebook to warn fans about scammers pretending to be her.