A convincing fake text message purporting to be from O2 is doing the rounds. Have you received it? Here’s what makes this one particularly dangerous.
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We’re all shopping online more during the pandemic, so it’s important we’re vigilant of scams and fakes. Have you spotted any suspicious websites lately?
Lockdown restrictions easing may see scammers looking for new ways to take advantage. Have you had a rogue trader knock on your door lately?
Has your data been compromised in a cyber attack? Have you noticed any fraudulent or suspicious activity as a result? We want to hear about your experiences.
You can now report scam adverts you spot online to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) – will you be making the most of the new tool?
A scam Currys PC World page claims it’s giving away Samsung TVs for free, but the page is fake and just wants to draw you in – here’s why.
As Scams Awareness Fortnight continues, Nikki Pasek MBE explains how National Trading Standards is empowering people to take a stand against scams.
We’ve been sent a copy of an Instagram phishing direct message that claims a copyright violation has been detected on your account. Here’s what to look out for.
Every year Citizens Advice runs Scams Awareness Fortnight with the Consumer Protection Partnership. Our guest explains how organisations are taking a stand together.
We’ve been made aware of fake adverts for Clarks Shoes circulating on Facebook. Here’s what you need to keep an eye out for to avoid being scammed.
A suspicious phone call followed a halted bank transfer for this member of the public. Here’s why you should always be wary of unexpected contact.
Some people are receiving fake text messages claiming they’ve been in contact with someone who’s tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s what it looks like.
A member of the public contacted us after following a link via Facebook Messenger to what they thought was a video. Have you been sent this scam?
Your Spotify subscription hasn’t been ‘paused’ – this fake email is actually after access to your bank details. Have you received it? Here’s what it looks like.