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.
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.
Cally was the victim of a devastating bank transfer scam. Here she explains what happened, and how you can avoid falling into the same trap.
With £434 per minute lost to authorised push payment (APP) scams, I’ve written to UK Finance CEO, Stephen Jones, to outline our critical steps required to halt their growth.
A member got in touch with us after they were approached by a man at a parking meter. Have you heard of the ‘Lebanese Loop’ parking meter scam?