Sophisticated phishing emails purporting to be from Netflix are attempting to extort customer bank details. Here are two examples you need to watch out for.
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.
Scammers are impersonating EuroMillions winners Frances and Patrick Connolly. Have you had this fake email arrive in your inbox?
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.
Could you identify a scam? Our guest, Stephen Kerr MP, tells us more about his ‘scambusters’ events, which aim to help educate the public about their dangers.
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.
The CEO of UK Finance and I have written to Pay.UK to urge it to back a vital scams reimbursement funding proposal. Here’s our letter to its chair, Ms Melanie Johnson.
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.
Has the ‘Microsoft technical support’ phone scam evolved? Is it now the ‘BT technical support’ scam? We’ve heard from people who’ve been called… and we want to see whether there are more of you out there.
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.