We’ve been campaigning to improve protections for victims of authorised push payment (APP) scams for more than four years – here’s our progress so far, and our concerns.
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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.
Scams continue to evolve throughout the pandemic. Our guest, Adam Carter of the National Trading Standards scams team, explains how you can protect yourself.
We’ve been made aware of a scam text message targeting Barclays customers by directing them to a fake website. Here’s what you need to look out for.
More and more people are being invited to get their COVID-19 jabs, but are you clear on how you’ll be told it’s your turn? Here’s what you should look out for.
Amid the third national lockdown, we’ve heard a growing number of reports of suspicious uninvited callers targeting people on their doorsteps. Have you been paid a visit?
A new twist on an old scam has emerged, in which fraudsters are using the pandemic as the perfect excuse to trick people into buying them Amazon gift cards.
After a member of the public submitted contact details on a dodgy site, an imposter got in contact with them offering Pru bonds. Have you encountered a scam like this?
Getting your money back after a bank transfer scam shouldn’t be a lottery with less than a 50:50 chance of success, says Gareth Shaw.(more…)
Dodgy merchants have been luring people in with impressive claims about CBD oil. Have you seen these online adverts? Here’s what to look out for.
A dangerous fake NHS text has been circulating, telling people they’re eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what it looks like.
DPD is the latest delivery company being impersonated by fraudsters trying to get their hands on your personal information – have you received this fake email?
With the deadline for self assessment tax filing approaching on 31 January 2021, HMRC has issued a scam warning. Here’s what you need to be wary of.