A member discovered his email had been hacked by fraudsters who plundered his details and attempted to steal funds using his signature. When his investment company contacted him, he knew it was an email scam.
Credit reference agency Equifax is writing to the near 700,000 UK individuals worst affected by its data breach – but will the letters cause further harm? (more on Equifax data breach letter…)
The Payment Systems Regulator has announced it is consulting on plans to reimburse victims of bank transfer scams. While it’s a huge step forward, there is still more to do. (more on PSR reimbursement scheme…)
A recent Which? Money investigation found that a legitimate-looking text message from a bank or credit card company could easily be a scammer in disguise… (more on scam text messages from banks…)
We’re calling on the government to use the Data Protection Bill to give independent bodies the power to take action with collective redress. Will you back our call?
When a member received an email from ‘Apple’ claiming she’d been selected to test a brand new iPhone X, she rightly questioned it… (more on free iPhone email…)
More than 18 months after the government established the Joint Fraud Taskforce to crack down on fraudsters, fraud in the UK is still on the rise. So what has this taskforce been up to?
Online banking scams are becoming increasingly sophisticated. No more so than the one that targeted our guest writer. Jane Caldwell, who has appeared on Rip-Off Britain this week, describes how fraudsters scammed her out of £100,000.
It’s been a year since we called on the payment systems regulator and industry to better protect consumers from bank transfer scams. That makes it our anniversary! Or, scammiversary, if you will…
A member received a ‘Something for you’ leaflet, seemingly from the Royal Mail. As he wasn’t expecting a delivery, he was immediately suspicious.
Scotland suffers the highest number of nuisance calls in the UK. That’s why we’ll be meeting the people of Glasgow and Aberdeen to hear their stories and share the best advice on avoiding this menace.
A WhatsApp message asking you to renew your subscription is doing the rounds again. Don’t fall for it. (more on WhatsApp subscription message scam…)
Today the government has announced new measures to tackle pension scams. Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, joins us as a guest author to explain more…
Royal Bank of Scotland’s CEO has said that customers need to take more responsibility if they are conned by online scammers. We think there’s a lot more they should be doing to protect you from sophisticated scammers.