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Banking

Revealed: how text message scammers pose as your bank to rip you off

Fraudsters are able to send ‘spoofed’ bank texts with incredible ease, a Which? Money investigation has found – with many landing in previously legitimate message threads due to a quirk...

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Bank transfer fraud: why scammers want to steal your identity

Fraudsters using stolen details to open impostor bank accounts is an increasingly prevalent form of crime. In September, we reported on the tactics criminals are using to commit identity fraud...

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Digital revolution: the tech that could make banking safer

Innovation in banking is shifting at warp speed with the latest smartphones bringing biometrics into the mainstream and a new wave of mobile-only banks gaining traction. But, does technology make...

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ID theft: How bank account fraudsters may steal your identity

It could be easier than you think for fraudsters to open an ‘impostor’ bank account in your name, a Which? Money investigation has found. We ‘data swept’ volunteers and found...

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Scams super-complaint: consumers still at risk one year on

Consumers remain unprotected from losing huge sums of money to bank transfer scams, a year after Which? filed a super-complaint to the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR). Which? research indicates Brits...

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Best and worst financial brands

Revealed: the best and worst financial brands

Nationwide is the UK’s best financial brand for customer satisfaction and complaints handling, according to new analysis from Which? It’s been a good year for the building society, which topped...

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How to get high street discounts through your current account

Several banks are now offering dozens of high street discounts to current account customers. Earlier this month, First Direct joined Barclays, Santander, NatWest and Lloyds among the banks offering cashback...

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Ask an expert: ‘What’s the best debit card to use overseas?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. Years ago, I opened a bank...

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Monzo bank customers to lose free overseas cash withdrawals

Challenger bank Monzo is consulting its community on how to bring in overseas ATM fees, as its costs have more than doubled in the last year.

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Bank closures

Mapped: the 703 banks closing this year

Bank branch closures are occurring at a faster rate than ever, with 703 set to shut this year, new Which? research can reveal. Some 461 branches closed in 2015, while...

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