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Delay in reporting lost passports exposing people to identity theft

Delay in reporting lost passports exposing people to identity theft

We typically wait 73 days to report a lost or stolen passport, but this is leaving us vulnerable to criminals.

Which? warns of suspected scam holiday booking website

Which? warns of suspected scam holiday booking website

Holiday booking site Myhouseboatsamsterdam.com has reportedly tricked victims into making bank transfers by posing as a legitimate business, leaving them hundreds of pounds out of pocket.  The site is currently...

Celebrity Bitcoin scams cost victims tens of thousands

Celebrity Bitcoin scams cost victims tens of thousands

The City of London Police has revealed that over £34,000 has been lost to online celebrity cryptocurrency scams. Find out how to avoid them.

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Cryptocurrency scams on the rise

Scammers have been using the growing public interest in Bitcoin to rip-off Brits - do you know how to spot a scam or get your money back?

Up to 66,000 payday loan customers hit by data breach

Up to 66,000 payday loan customers hit by data breach

A data breach at Trusted Quid has exposed the account information of tens of thousands of customers. Learn how to protect yourself if your data is stolen.

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Santander, Halifax and Natwest: avoid the latest bank scam texts

Santander, Halifax and Natwest: avoid the latest bank scam texts

Texts from scammers purpoting to be Halifax, NatWest, Santander and other banks are asking people to hand over their details in new smishing scam.

Six Nations Rugby fans lose up to £10,000 as ticketing firm vanishes

Six Nations Rugby fans lose up to £10,000 as ticketing firm vanishes

More than 80 victims have allegedly been defrauded out of thousands of pounds each after buying hospitality tickets for the Six Nations rugby tournament from an unauthorised seller, Which? can...

‘HMRC’ scam texts blocked after fraud crackdown

‘HMRC’ scam texts blocked after fraud crackdown

Fake texts from 'HMRC' have claimed numerous victims - but now HMRC is fighting back with a high-tech solution. Find out how to avoid this scam.

Police vow to improve fraud reporting to fight surge in financial crime

Police vow to improve fraud reporting to fight surge in financial crime

A planned revamp of fraud and cybercrime reporting tool Action Fraud will allow banks and other businesses to record up to 1,000 crimes in one go, as an official survey shows...

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