Internet fraud is a type of fraud or deception which makes use of the Internet and could involve hiding of information or providing incorrect information for the purpose of tricking victims out of money, property, and inheritance.

The Metropolitan Police have put together some useful tips and information on how to avoid this:

Top Tips:

– Have a strong password
– Have Antivirus
– Always use up-to-date software
– Back up data
– Don’t click on links and attachments
– Don’t share everything on social media
– Don’t use free Wi-Fi for everything

For further useful information from the Metropolitan Police please click the following links:

The Little Book of Cyber Scams 2.0

The Little Leaflet of Cyber Advice

The Little Book of Big Scams

The Little Book of Phone Scams