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Bank transfer fraud losses soar to almost £500m in 2019

Bank transfer fraud losses soar to almost £500m in 2019

Losses from bank transfer fraud soared to £456m last year, despite dozens of banks signing up to a code to protect their customers from these type of scams.

Confirmation of Payee: which banks are ready to offer vital name-checking service?

Confirmation of Payee: which banks are ready to offer vital name-checking service?

Which? estimates £320m lost to fraud could have been prevented with the long-overdue system, but some customers remain unprotected.

Check your account: fake Revolut helpline advert targeted victims via Google

Check your account: fake Revolut helpline advert targeted victims via Google

Which? investigates how someone lost £2,500 to fraudsters through a Google advert posing as digital bank Revolut.

The rise of phone scams – the menace lurking on your landline

The rise of phone scams – the menace lurking on your landline

Scams are now the biggest problem for landline users, with criminals using cheap technology to exploit millions of people. Find out what tactics they use.

Banks denying refunds to scam victims who ignore new warnings

Banks denying refunds to scam victims who ignore new warnings

Which? Money has found the way banks treat fraud victims continues to be a lottery, despite the introduction of new industry standards.

Co-operative Bank adopts new rules to protect and refund fraud victims

Co-operative Bank adopts new rules to protect and refund fraud victims

It's the ninth bank to sign up to the code to protect customers from bank transfer scams. But as many as 10 banks are still dragging their heels.

Britain’s best bank accounts revealed – and those you should avoid

Britain’s best bank accounts revealed – and those you should avoid

Find out which banks made our Recommended Provider list, from high street stalwarts to phone-based and app-based challenger brands.

Refunds for victims of bank transfer scams in doubt as banks fail to reach agreement

Refunds for victims of bank transfer scams in doubt as banks fail to reach agreement

Banks have failed to reach an agreement on how scam victims are repaid their lost money - find out what this means for future compensation claims

Refund all victims of bank transfer scams, say MPs

Refund all victims of bank transfer scams, say MPs

Call for victims who have lost thousands of pounds by transferring money to a fraudster since 2016 to be paid back by their bank.

Revealed: £208m lost to bank transfer scams this year

Revealed: £208m lost to bank transfer scams this year

Fraudsters stole more than £208m through bank transfer scams in the first half of 2019 - and only a fraction was ever returned to victims.

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