Cold callers are taking advantage of people keen to stay healthy during the pandemic by offering cut-price vitamins and supplements. Here’s what to watch out for.
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An automated scam call is impersonating Amazon Prime, telling victims their subscription will be ‘renewed’ for £39.99. Here’s what you need to watch out for.
When I wrote my very first Which? Conversation profile page – back in 2010 – I said that ‘I believe in the power of debate’. I absolutely still do. Especially the power of the Which? community.
A complex scam involving phone calls from ‘Visa’ followed by the ‘police’ is currently doing the rounds. Here’s what you need to watch out for.
We were contacted when a person was left shaken by an attempted number-spoofing scam. The ordeal didn’t end with the abusive call – here’s what happened.
New laws come into place today to make company directors accountable for plaguing people with nuisance calls. How soon could the Information Commissioner’s Office use their new powers?
We’ve been making progress in our fight against nuisance calls. And now we’re demanding the government impose tough sanctions against directors of nuisance call companies.
Are you one of thousands of people to have received a call from a random, international number in recent months? You may have been the target of an international scam. Our guest, John Mitchison from the DMA, explains more…
The Digital Economy Bill has finished its passage through Parliament and is finally law, but what does it mean for your rights in the digital age? (more on the Digital Economy Act 2017…)
Call blocking devices are a recent development in the ongoing battle to stop nuisance calls. Frances Wilson from National Trading Standards explains how these devices are silencing nuisance calls in particular for people with dementia.
The government is looking to change the way Claims Management Companies are regulated, but will the proposed rules go far enough to protect us? Our guest, Baroness Altmann, thinks more can be done. (more on Claims Management Companies regulation…)
After a tumultuous few weeks in British politics, the Government tried to introduce some certainty in today’s Queen’s Speech by setting out a big agenda of new legislation it wants to pass in the next two years. So what do you make of today’s proposals?
The government has committed to funding 1,500 call blockers for the most vulnerable in society – particularly those suffering with dementia. While this is great news, could more be done to protect the most vulnerable from this modern-day menace?
Nuisance calls are a big problem. In response, BT has a launched a new, free nuisance call-divert service. Guest author Kelly from BT Consumer explains how it works. (more on BT’s nuisance call-divert service…)