The Financial Conduct Authority has announced rules banning the sale and marketing of financial products that track popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Here, Which? explains how you can keep your savings safe.
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Cryptocurrency investments, counterfeit goods, fake Euro 2020 tickets and social media modelling scams have been identified by the National Trading Standards (NTS) as some of the emerging major scam threats and have warned people to watch out. We explain more about how to identify each of these scams.
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Thousands of websites, including UK local government websites, put visitors' data at risk
Lloyds customers looking to invest in the likes of Bitcoin, Etherium and LiteCoin no longer have the option to invest using their credit card