Well-informed fraudsters are targeting investors in a seemingly sophisticated share scam. Here’s how one Which? member was almost caught out by a share-buying telephone scam.
An Instagram account has been sending private messages promising $50,000 of lottery winnings to its first 50k followers. It’s a scam, and this is how it works.
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 phishing email purporting to be from British Gas is fraudulently promising customers a ‘refund’ of more than £400. Have you come across it?
This month’s scam watch saw the loss of £1,400 to a property deposit fraudster. Here’s how it was done, and what you need to watch out for.
A fraudulent Facebook ad posing as a luxury retailer tricked this victim into parting with their cash. Would you be able to spot it?
A scam ‘International Postcode Online Lottery’ letter is turning up in people’s post. We’ve obtained a copy so you know what to watch out for.
Scammers are still using Martin Lewis’s image in fraudulent Bitcoin adverts, but now they’re emailing them directly using fake mockups of the Mirror’s website.
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.
SMS scams, commonly known as ‘smishing’ have been around for a while, but it looks like they’re getting more sophisticated. Have you received one like this?
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.
In April 2018, Martin Lewis felt he had no choice but to sue Facebook for libel. We explain why, and ask why Facebook isn’t doing more to prevent scams.
The news that HMRC is to crack down on ‘number-spoofing’ is timely – here’s a scam voicemail I received just last week. Have you been contacted?
Ever had your Facebook account cloned? Scammers have been reported using the details of your friends to trick you into sharing your personal data.