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Fraudsters continue to use fake vehicle tax emails as a means to obtain sensitive information. Here are some examples to keep an eye out for.
Scammers are hoping to cash in on any confusion around the end of pandemic restrictions – watch out for these fake emails and texts.
Sainsbury’s has confirmed that an email promising £90 for taking part in a ‘marketing survey’ has nothing to do with it. Here’s what the email looks like.
There’s been a resurgence in fake Hermes texts trying to lure you into bank transfer scams. Here’s how fraudsters have been changing their tactics to try to catch you out.
It’s been a few months since the deadline for the 2021 Census in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, but scammers are still trying their luck with fake texts threatening fines for not completing your survey properly.
Hackers are trying to get access to WhatsApp accounts after stealing the identities of their victims’ contacts. Here’s how it works and what to watch out for.
If you’ve received a pre-recorded message or phone call claiming your National Insurance number has been compromised, you can safely ignore it. It’s a scam.
Have you heard of ‘FluBot’? The spyware is spreading among Android devices and could steal your passwords. Here’s how it works.
An email purporting to be from Dyson is promising ‘prizes’ as part of a fake loyalty program. Dyson has confirmed it has nothing to do with the communication.
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.
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.