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Fraudsters used FCA register mistake to dupe investors

Fraudsters used FCA register mistake to dupe investors

Suspected scammers posed as an investment company Vision Introducer Limited which closed in 2012 after it remained listed as active and authorised for eight more years on the Financial Conduct Authority's official register.

How scammers use Google to lure victims

How scammers use Google to lure victims

Scam advertisers are targeting victims via Google - find out how to stay safe when browsing

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Your life for sale: stolen bank details and fake passports advertised on social media

Your life for sale: stolen bank details and fake passports advertised on social media

A Which? Money investigation has uncovered profiles and pages across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram openly catering to would-be ID fraudsters. 

Budget 2020: Heirs could inherit up to £1m tax-free as allowance raised

Budget 2020: Heirs could inherit up to £1m tax-free as allowance raised

Which? explains how inheritance tax is changing, what it means for you and how carefully-planned wills can reduce the inheritance tax you'll pay

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Banking meltdowns could leave two thirds of customers vulnerable to payment issues

Banking meltdowns could leave two thirds of customers vulnerable to payment issues

Many people are heavily reliant on just one bank or building society, which could leave them struggling to access their money in the event of an IT failure.

The five strangest scams of 2019

The five strangest scams of 2019

From darknet assassins to fake diet pills, billionaires and celebrity 'endorsed' investments, don't fall victim to one of these scams.

Tech seller taken offline following Which? reports of scam fears

Tech seller taken offline following Which? reports of scam fears

A site selling popular branded TVs, cameras and baby car seats has been taken offline after a customer was repeatedly urged to reattempt his payment via a less protected method. ...

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Criminals are exploiting trusted global websites to post fake celebrity endorsements for cryptocurrency, in one of the most prolific internet scams Which? has seen. Victims of a prolific bitcoin scam...

Exclusive: scam victims ignored by police fraud reporting system

Exclusive: scam victims ignored by police fraud reporting system

Some crime reports made by scam victims are never being read by actual police staff, a new Which? investigation has uncovered.

Facebook blocks users from checking how multiple adverts target them

Facebook blocks users from checking how multiple adverts target them

The world’s biggest social media site is restricting users from finding out why multiple sponsored posts are appearing in their news feed, Which? has found. Facebook users are able to...

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