CHECKACO NEWS: beware of the fake aid websites claiming to raise cash for Ukrainian refugees – we list the ones to avoid and the official ones helping to save lives

Fraudsters are pretending to raise funds for Ukraine by creating websites using the name of the country in the title in an attempt to fool people into donating to them. Unfortunately, all the money goes to criminals. Look out for these as they are fraudulent:,,, and These and many more have […]

CHECKACO NEWS: VAT fraudster arrested in Spain after nine years on the run

Sarah Panitzke was arrested in Santa Barbara in Spain while walking her dogs this week. The unremarkable looking 47-year-old woman was one of Britain’s most wanted criminals having skipped the UK after being convicted of a phone tax fraud in 2013. Born in Spain but brought up in England Panitzke was the bookkeeper and administrator […]