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Scams rocket by 33% during pandemic

Scams rocket by 33% during pandemic

Fraud has reached record levels during the pandemic, Which? analysis of Action Fraud data shows. We reveal the fastest-growing threats and how to stay safe.

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Pension scam average losses more than double in a year: how to protect your savings

Pension scam average losses more than double in a year: how to protect your savings

Over £2m has been reportedly lost to pension scammers since the start of 2021. Which? looks at ways to help you keep your savings safe.

Online dating fraud up 40% through the pandemic

Online dating fraud up 40% through the pandemic

Dating online without meeting in person has become the new normal throughout the coronavirus pandemic. But romance fraud has boomed during the UK’s lockdowns, with reports to Action Fraud up 40% in the year to April 2021, warns Which?.

Hundreds of thousands of fraud reports delayed in police IT backlog

Hundreds of thousands of fraud reports delayed in police IT backlog

Up to 400,000 fraud reports were not automatically referred to the police because of a 15-month long IT issue, a Which? Money investigation can reveal.

Keto diet pill scam targets Facebook users

Keto diet pill scam targets Facebook users

Beware of this Ketopurediet.com keto diet pill scam on Facebook, designed to lure you in with a product payment which will later result in additional, random payments from you which you won't get refunded.

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.

Scam alert: fraudsters exploit new online security checks with phishing attacks

Scam alert: fraudsters exploit new online security checks with phishing attacks

Scammers are mimicking new security measures designed to keep you safe online, by sending fake emails that attempt to steal your banking credentials and personal data.  Banks, card providers and...

The UK’s fraud hotspots revealed: what’s the biggest threat in your area?

The UK’s fraud hotspots revealed: what’s the biggest threat in your area?

From dating scams to ticket fraud Which? reveals the most common scams and where they are hitting victims hardest.

Exclusive: more than 96% of reported fraud cases go unsolved

Exclusive: more than 96% of reported fraud cases go unsolved

Less than 4% of crimes reported to the UK's fraud reporting centre Action Fraud are ever solved, exclusive Which? Money research has revealed.

Scam victims threatened with ‘hacked adult content’ – here’s how to protect yourself

Scam victims threatened with ‘hacked adult content’ – here’s how to protect yourself

Hackers have been blackmailing victims after claiming to hold video footage of them watching adult videos. Here's everything you need to know

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