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HMRC tax refund phishing scam

HMRC tax refund phishing scam

Be aware, there’s a new HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) phishing email scam making the rounds. The scam email tells you that you’re eligible for a tax refund. It contains...

More than 8 million used vehicles sold in 2016

More than 8 million used vehicles sold in 2016

A UK motor industry trade association has reported a record year for second-hand car sales, with the exchange of 8.2 million used cars. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders...

FCA confirms PPI complaints deadline

FCA confirms PPI complaints deadline

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a deadline of 29 August 2019 for people to make new payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints. The FCA plans to run a two-year communications...

Investment fraudsters target over-55s with flattery tactics

Investment fraudsters target over-55s with flattery tactics

People aged over 55 are being warned not to let investment scammers flatter them into parting with their money. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is advising consumers to be sceptical...

Airlines ordered to compensate delayed passengers

Airlines ordered to compensate delayed passengers

Five airlines that fly into Europe have been told they must pay compensation to passengers for delays. American, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore and Turkish Airlines will have to obey European laws...

Heavier lorries likely to increase number of potholes

Heavier lorries likely to increase number of potholes

The number of potholes is likely to surge in line with an increase in heavier lorries on the road, councils have warned. The Local Government Association (LGA) highlighted that heavier vehicles...

Retail sector tops customer dissatisfaction chart

Retail sector tops customer dissatisfaction chart

The retail sector has topped the customer dissatisfaction chart for known complaints according to the Ombudsman Services’ fourth annual Consumer Action Monitor. With 24% of total complaints, the retail sector came...

Councils failing to explain motorists’ appeals rights

Councils failing to explain motorists’ appeals rights

Government watchdog finds that councils are failing to explain appeals rights to motorists, leading to unnecessary fines

GB Energy Supply branding used in phishing email

GB Energy Supply branding used in phishing email

Scammers imitate recently defunct energy company to target personal details and information

Cost of fraud to UK surpasses £1 billion in 2016

Cost of fraud to UK surpasses £1 billion in 2016

Cost of fraud to UK surpasses £1 billion as resurgence in ‘super cases’ doubles average fraud loss.

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