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One in 10 fall for a tourist scam: check these common scams before you travel

One in 10 fall for a tourist scam: check these common scams before you travel

Common tourist scams in Europe, South America, Asia and the rest of the world - Which? shares where they are and how to avoid them. Use our interactive map to check the common tourist scams in the area you're travelling to.

FOS warns banks to treat scam victims more fairly

FOS warns banks to treat scam victims more fairly

Scammers are increasingly abusing technology to their advantage. As scams become increasingly sophisticated and convincing, the FOS has warned banks not to assume customers were ‘grossly negligent’ if they lost money to fraud.

Scam alert as Which? finds one in three received fraudulent texts in past six months

Scam alert as Which? finds one in three received fraudulent texts in past six months

More than one in three people who text have been targeted by scams in the past six months, but fewer than two in five have reported it. The most common...

Energy company Iresa has ceased trading

Energy company Iresa has ceased trading

Iresa has gone bust. Octopus Energy will take on its customers later in August. Ofgem is telling customers not to switch, and to take meter readings.

Used and abused? One in three have problems with second-hand cars

Used and abused? One in three have problems with second-hand cars

One in three people who’ve owned a second-hand car have had problems with their vehicles – 6% of those had problems so bad their car wouldn’t even start Of those...

Train companies will soon be held to account by new complaints process

Train companies will soon be held to account by new complaints process

If frustrated train passengers aren't happy with the outcome of their complaints, from November they can take it to a free-to-use ombudsman service.

Facebook to be slapped with £500k fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook to be slapped with £500k fine for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook to be fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal but could have seen a much harsher fine under GDPR

One in five GTR and Northern trains at least 10 minutes late following timetable chaos

One in five GTR and Northern trains at least 10 minutes late following timetable chaos

Passengers on Northern and GTR trains could be entitled to delay repay compensation due to the timetable chaos.

UPDATE: Commuters who suffered the train timetable chaos expected to be paid ‘millions’

UPDATE: Commuters who suffered the train timetable chaos expected to be paid ‘millions’

Some Northern commuters are set to be compensated for the timetables chaos which has seen hundreds of trains cancelled and delayed.

Ticketmaster data breach: Thousands of customers may be affected

Ticketmaster data breach: Thousands of customers may be affected

Ticketmaster has suffered a data breach and personal data including card payment information may have been sent to an unknown third party via malicious software. Find out what to do if you've been affected.

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