A member got in touch to tell us they’ve been receiving at least one call a week from a ‘market research’ company requesting personal data. Have you had a similar experience?
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Has a large sum of unsolicited money ever appeared in your account? It happened to me a couple of months ago. Here’s how the attempted scam worked.
Action Fraud says it’s received more than 1,178 reports in three days about fake investment schemes fraudulently using Martin Lewis’s image. Have you seen them?
Spoof Facebook accounts posing as Iceland and Morrisons have had their fake posts shared tens of thousands of times. Have you seen them?
This month Action Fraud launched a new national awareness campaign about remote access scams. Our guest, the City of London Police, explains more.
David Lloyd Clubs and PureGym are being spoofed in fake emails promoting competitions that are nothing to do with either brand. Have you received one?
A fake message inviting people to take part in a ‘Cadbury FREE Easter Chocolate Basket’ is spreading fast on WhatsApp. Here’s what it looks like.
Have you ever been contacted by a suspicious ‘investment bank’? Here’s how one company got in contact with a member offering a ‘refund’.
Last month I, alongside thousands of you, called on the government to protect consumers from online scam advertising, one of the most common ways fraudsters target their victims online. Last night, it acted.
Scammers using WhatsApp are posing as family members in order to manipulate victims into transferring money. Here’s how it works.
A fake text message purporting to be from the NHS has been circulating, demanding that you ‘order a PCR testing kit’. Here’s what it looks like.
We’ve noticed an increase in fake Amazon emails stating that your account has been ‘locked’ and that it’s ‘holding all your last orders’. Here’s what it looks like.
A phishing email purporting to be from British Gas is fraudulently promising customers a ‘refund’ of more than £400. Have you come across it?
Scammers are sending fake emails and texts about the Omicron variant of Covid in order to steal personal data and bank details. Here’s what to look out for.