Our research has found that people are still losing life-changing sums of money to fraudsters exploiting bank transfer payments. So, how much longer should we wait for effective action from industry?
A member received an email from an anonymous blackmailer trying to extort thousands of pounds. How would you respond in this situation?
With today’s news that more help is on the way for victims of bank transfer fraud, our guest, Michael Sleddon, shares his unfortunate experience.
A Which? member recently received a letter claiming to be from a prominent Chinese bank. Are you one of the many people who’s received this near-identical scam?
The personal messaging app is the most recent medium for scammers trying to steal your data. Here’s what to look out for.
Tourists are an easy target for scammers and criminals – but also for businesses trying to pull a fast one. Have you been ripped off on holiday by a cafe, taxi or other business?
Selling things online can be a quick way for students to bring in some extra cash, but it could also open the door to scammers looking to take advantage. Could you identify the warning signs?
Some dubious websites are charging people for free health cards and a Which? member fell into the trap. Have you been duped into paying for something which you’re actually entitled to for free?
We’ve all heard stories of unscrupulous traders knocking on old people’s doors and claiming that their roof needs repairing, then making off with hundreds of pounds without having done any work.
When a bank card is lost or stolen we’re often very quick to get it cancelled, so why do we drag our heels when passports go missing?
The FCA has announced proposals to give victims of bank transfer scams more scope to make a complaint, and increase the powers of the Financial Ombudsman Service.
A member asked for our help when a fraudster hacked into their email and Amazon account, and racked up a £4k bill… (more…)
When you think of hackers and criminals operating online, you might think of the so-called ‘dark-web’. But scammers and criminals don’t need to delve this deep to steal your information. Faye Lipson explains more…
With millions celebrating the Royal Wedding around the world over the weekend and since, scammers have seen a golden opportunity – and thousands could have fallen into the trap.