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Banks slammed for failing to tackle online fraud

Banks, the government and some police forces are failing in their duty to fight the growing scourge online fraud, according to an influential group of MPs.

Lost money to scammers via Western Union? How to claim your refund

Victims duped into paying fraudsters via money transfer service Western Union can now claim a refund. Which? explains how you can claim.

Uber hid massive data breach from customers and drivers

A 2016 data breach at ride-hailing app Uber saw 57 million user records accessed, the firm has now confessed. Names, email addresses and mobile numbers were stolen from 57 million...

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Cash Converters ‘receives ransom demand’ over UK data breach

Pawnbroker and high street lender Cash Converters has been hit by a data breach, with UK customer information including personal details, partial credit card numbers and passwords feared stolen. The...

‘A scam on top of a scam?’: Equifax letters spark concern among victims

UK victims of May’s Equifax data breach have been left confused and panicked by a letter from the firm which says their personal information has been compromised – but doesn’t...

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...

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...

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...

Bid to stop fraudsters attacking your pension revealed

The introduction of pensions freedoms is to be probed by MPs amid fears savings are being plundered by fraudsters. An inquiry launched by Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee will scrutinise...

Pension cold calls to be banned in bid to beat scammers

Pensions-related cold calls, emails and text messages are to be banned as part of tough new measures aimed at protecting people’s savings from scammers, who have stolen more than £40m...

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