We were contacted after an alarmed member of the public had £30 taken from a shopping account they had previously closed. Was it a scam? Here’s what happened.
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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.
Fraud has become one of the most prevalent crimes in the UK. Here’s how we’re looking to help the public keep ahead of the criminals behind common scams.
We’ve been shown as many as four different TV licence phishing emails in the last few weeks. Here’s exactly what they look like – have you received one?
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.
A website selling TVs and other tech in November’s Black Friday sales wasn’t as it seemed. Here’s what happened when it started demanding bank transfers.
We’ve seen fake emails claiming to be from courier company DHL. Don’t be taken in – you don’t have a parcel to collect or track if the email looks like this.
Have you ever tried to turn the tables on a scammer? We’re looking to hear from scam victims who have fought back and taken action.
A convincing fake Santander email has been circulating during the New Year, asking customers to update their online banking security. Here’s what it looks like.
A hellish few weeks followed after Anthony received a message out of the blue on eBay demanding a $500 refund. Here’s how this cloned account scam works.
This phishing email, disguising itself as from ‘BT’, has a Brexit twist. It’s a scam designed to steal your personal data. Here’s exactly what it looks like.
Frank got in touch with us when he received a phone call, allegedly from Microsoft, stating that his computer had been ‘hacked’. Here’s what happened next.
A website designed to steal bank details has been taken down after we reported a phishing email to EE’s security team. Here’s the email you need to be wary of.