confidence trick

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Flintshire County Councillor Chris Bithell visited Rubicon's HQ in Shotton to present the company's founder and managing director, John Lyon, with a certificate showing that Rubicon is now an accredited member of the Buy with Confidence scheme.
That's why we applied to join the Buy With Confidence scheme as it's an independent validation of our services and the quality of our buildings and construction methods.
Cllr Bithell, Cabinet Member for Planning and Public Protection, said: "I am delighted that Rubicon Garden Rooms has become a member of the Buy With Confidence scheme.
Toward this goal, the curriculum was designed to address the demographics of aging; the myths and facts of aging; interaction with older persons; fear, victimization, and vulnerability to criminal activity; and fraud and confidence schemes.
Elderly individuals often fall prey to fraud and confidence schemes.
The APWG reports in its H2 2011 Phishing Activity Trends Report released this week that the number of unique phishing reports submitted to the organization rose substantially from early fall through the end of the year, while cybercrime gangs were apparently forced to work harder and smarter to fool increasingly fraud-savvy consumers into falling for their confidence schemes.