Solihull Police Invite To A Free Stay Safe Online Webinar

Residents are invited by Solihull Police to attend a free webinar to help you stay safe from online fraud and scams. 7pm – Tuesday 1st February 2021

Individuals and organisations in the UK reported losses of £1.3bn to fraud and cyber- crime between 1 January and 31 July 2021, a threefold increase on the year-ago figure of £414.7m, as reported instances of cyber-crime spike by seven times, rising from 39,160 to 289,437.

This is according to newly published data collated by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. The data reveals major spikes in reported instances of such crimes between January and March 2021, at the height of the UK’s second major pandemic lockdown, with more than 137,000 crimes resulting in losses of £625.6m reported during the first quarter.

This Webinar will feature speakers from Solihull Council and West Midlands Police, who will discuss current trends and suggest ways to protect you or your small business from becoming a victim.

To book your free place click the link below:

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