Police are warning the public to be on their guard following reports of north-east residents being targeted by scams.
An elderly victim of a potential cash scam found two men working in her Lochaber garden before trying to take money from her.
A Glasgow man will stand trial over the next four to five weeks on 63 charges of dishonestly obtaining thousands of pounds from elderly people as deposits for heating systems.
Police are issuing a warning against phone fraud after a series of scam calls were reported in Ross-shire.
Police have praised a quick-thinking Buckie shop worker for preventing an elderly couple being scammed out of hundreds of pounds.
A devastated postie had to tell his mother that scammers had emptied their savings account - on her 83rd birthday.
The public are urged to be aware of a Bitcoin email scam currently being circulated in the north-east.
Degrees from Aberdeen University and Robert Gordon University can allegedly be obtained for as little as £200, complete with university emblems and gold seals.
A village shopkeeper has issued a warning for others to be on their guard after “professional” crooks targeted him with an elaborate ruse.
Police are warning north-east businesses to be alert to a distraction-type scam following a number of thefts.
A north-east computing student is hoping to make life difficult for scammers after seeing one of his relatives targeted.
Scammers managed to con an Aberdeen company out of £1.5million by using actors’ voices and hi-tech phone technology in a nationwide fraud.
A north-east businessman has urged others to be on the alert after online scammers tried to steal cash from his customers.
Police in Orkney are urging the public to be vigilant after a resident was conned out of a five-figure sum of money as a result of a telephone scam.
Fraudsters have tried to dupe Aberdeen businesses out of cash twice in one day in “ringing the changes” scams.
An investigation has been launched after an Aberdeen man was conned into buying a set of pans for £200 - ten times more than they were worth.
A Highland student was conned out of a substantial amount of cash in the latest scam to hit the region.
An elderly Aberdeen woman has been conned out of more than £50,000 after being caught up in a telephone scam.
Trading standards officers have warned residents on the Western Isles to avoid a Fifa World Cup online lottery scam letter that is circulating in the region.
A council tax scam has surfaced involving conmen cold calling or emailing residents, claiming to offer a refund.
A warning has been issued about a scam that tricks people into thinking they have won large amounts of money.