You can now report scam adverts you spot online to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) – will you be making the most of the new tool?
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A scam Currys PC World page claims it’s giving away Samsung TVs for free, but the page is fake and just wants to draw you in – here’s why.
We were contacted after an alarmed member of the public had £30 taken from a shopping account they had previously closed. Was it a scam? Here’s what happened.
As Scams Awareness Fortnight continues, Nikki Pasek MBE explains how National Trading Standards is empowering people to take a stand against scams.
We’ve been sent a copy of an Instagram phishing direct message that claims a copyright violation has been detected on your account. Here’s what to look out for.
Every year Citizens Advice runs Scams Awareness Fortnight with the Consumer Protection Partnership. Our guest explains how organisations are taking a stand together.
We’ve been made aware of fake adverts for Clarks Shoes circulating on Facebook. Here’s what you need to keep an eye out for to avoid being scammed.
A suspicious phone call followed a halted bank transfer for this member of the public. Here’s why you should always be wary of unexpected contact.
Some people are receiving fake text messages claiming they’ve been in contact with someone who’s tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s what it looks like.
A member of the public contacted us after following a link via Facebook Messenger to what they thought was a video. Have you been sent this scam?
There’s a fake GOV.UK email doing the rounds falsely claiming you’ve qualified for a council tax reduction due to the pandemic. Here’s what it looks like.
Your Spotify subscription hasn’t been ‘paused’ – this fake email is actually after access to your bank details. Have you received it? Here’s what it looks like.
We’ve been made aware of a scam text message purporting to be from mobile network Giffgaff. Here’s how to spot it.
Fraud has become one of the most prevalent crimes in the UK. Here’s how we’re looking to help the public keep ahead of the criminals behind common scams.