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Rutland Cycling warns of cycle shop scam

Rutland Cycling warns of cycle shop scam

Large order for electric bikes 'from Bakery firm' turns out to be fraudulent
Mark Sutton
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UPDATED: 'Bike shop' fraudsters targeting cycle distributors again

UPDATED: 'Bike shop' fraudsters targeting cycle distributors again

Still more reports come in of the fake bike shop ruse, leading to calls for vigilance
Jonathon Harker
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FOCUS: Keeping vigilant against bike trade fraud

FOCUS: Keeping vigilant against bike trade fraud

As bicycles rise in value, the industry is increasingly seen as a tempting target, but there are ways to help reduce the chances of falling prey
Jonathon Harker
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New fraud alert for bike distributors and suppliers

New fraud alert for bike distributors and suppliers

Swindlers pose as St John Street Cycles to make false orders
Jonathon Harker
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Fraudsters target bike dealer Mandarin Cycles

Fraudsters target bike dealer Mandarin Cycles

Bike shops urged to be vigilant
Jonathon Harker
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'Banks offer no protection against Credit Card Fraud,' says Pedalworks

'Banks offer no protection against Credit Card Fraud,' says Pedalworks

Dunstable bike shop targeted by Fraudsters, money clears, yet five weeks later bank applies a 'chargeback'
Mark Sutton
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Kimmage 'unleashes hell' on UCI

Kimmage 'unleashes hell' on UCI

Journalist sued by UCI countersues, and ups the ante by claiming executive fraud. UCI had already withdrawn case.
Carlton Reid
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New products: Spybike, the covert tracker

New products: Spybike, the covert tracker

Steerer tube concealed unit tracks a cycle with the help of a SIM card and vibration.
Mark Sutton
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'Test ride' thief strikes again, at Dartmoor Cycles

'Test ride' thief strikes again, at Dartmoor Cycles

Another shop falls victim to ploy and loses bike
Jonathon Harker
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J E James targeted by 'test ride' thief, Whyte 146 stolen

J E James targeted by 'test ride' thief, Whyte 146 stolen

Rotherham branch handed dummy keys in exchange for £2999.99 bike. £200 reward for information leading to return.
Mark Sutton
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UPDATED: Bogus bike stealing policeman on the loose?

UPDATED: Bogus bike stealing policeman on the loose?

BikeBiz forum users have been scammed twice this weekend alone
Mark Sutton
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Comment: Theft deterrents you may not have come across

Comment: Theft deterrents you may not have come across

Cycle theft is most certainly on the rise, so what can you do to protect stock?
Mark Sutton
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Scammers move on to retailers

Scammers move on to retailers

Hargroves Cycles targeted among others
Mark Sutton
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Fraud alert: scammers targeting bike distributors

Fraud alert: scammers targeting bike distributors

BikeBiz receives reports from Saddleback and Dawes Cycles of fake bike orders totalling over £50k; UPDATE: Falcon also targeted
Jonathon Harker
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