Not all scams take place online. Which? investigates how criminals have been impersonating tradespeople and charity fundraisers, in order to target vulnerable older people.
The reactive approach taken by the world’s biggest online platforms to tackle fraudulent adverts allows harmful scams to slip through the net, Which? research suggests.
Which? is urgently calling for the government to outline its plans to tackle scams on online platforms, as new research exposes the devastating emotional consequences of online scams for victims....
Some PayPal customers have found it difficult to get reimbursed when they’ve run into problems – particularly victims of fraud. In 2019, PayPal had 281 million users and it is...
Scam adverts on the biggest online platforms have tricked almost one in ten people into paying out for sham purchases. Which? surveyed 2,000 people who use social media and search...
People are being warned to be wary of scammers pretending to be from the NHS as coronavirus contact tracing launches in the UK. Which? explains how to spot if the call or message you receive is real or fake.
Holidaymakers left £1,781 out of pocket on average by airlines and holiday companies refusing refunds
Travellers denied refunds resort to Section 75 and chargeback to claim back money lost to Covid-19 cancellations.
Which? is calling for the government to include scams in the Online Harms Bill after research it carried out found many social media users aren't aware of the risks of being scammed online.
Cladding regulation chaos exploited by fraudsters who have stolen thousands from leaseholders. Here's how to spot the fakes and what to do if you've been affected
Established retail brands like Debenhams, Laura Ashley, Monsoon Accessorize, Go Outdoors and Brighthouse have all been affected this year, and there is concern more could follow.