Derek may have ‘only’ lost £29.93 to a fake Clarks advert on Facebook, but all scams take their toll, and these numbers add up. Here, he describes his experience.
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Citizens Advice continues to help people with a wide range of scams through the pandemic. Here, it joins us to spread awareness and explain more about its work.
In January, Which? member Sue thought she’d been invited to get the COVID-19 vaccine, only to realise just in time it was a fake text message. This is her story.
Fraudsters attempted to wipe out a victim’s entire bank balance by setting up a clone Royal Mail website. Here’s how the scam worked and how it was stopped.
This week we’ll be supporting Which?’s wider work around scams by publishing new alerts, experiences and guest contributions every day.
In a time of great vulnerability for our health service, the NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) explains how it’s fighting fraud in the COVID landscape.
We’ve been campaigning to improve protections for victims of authorised push payment (APP) scams for more than four years – here’s our progress so far, and our concerns.
Scammers are sending emails with links to Google Forms, posing as major brands, charities and government agencies to steal sensitive data. Here’s how it works.
We’ve received multiple reports of a fake email purporting to be from takeaway delivery service Just Eat. Here’s what you need to watch out for.
We’ve been made aware of a scam text message targeting Barclays customers by directing them to a fake website. Here’s what you need to look out for.
More and more people are being invited to get their COVID-19 jabs, but are you clear on how you’ll be told it’s your turn? Here’s what you should look out for.
Amid the third national lockdown, we’ve heard a growing number of reports of suspicious uninvited callers targeting people on their doorsteps. Have you been paid a visit?
A new twist on an old scam has emerged, in which fraudsters are using the pandemic as the perfect excuse to trick people into buying them Amazon gift cards.
Dodgy merchants have been luring people in with impressive claims about CBD oil. Have you seen these online adverts? Here’s what to look out for.