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Why banks are freezing accounts and what to do if it happens to you

Why banks are freezing accounts and what to do if it happens to you

Over 1,000 banking customers have complained about their accounts being blocked, suspended or frozen for no reason. What are your rights if it happens to you?

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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Devastating emotional impact of online scams must force government action

Devastating emotional impact of online scams must force government action

Which? is urgently calling for the government to outline its plans to tackle scams on online platforms, as new research exposes the devastating emotional consequences of online scams for victims....

The strangest scams of 2020

The strangest scams of 2020

From mysterious porcelain dolls to CBD oil 'endorsed' by David Attenborough, Which? reveals the most curious cons we've seen this year.

How scammers use Google to lure victims

How scammers use Google to lure victims

Scam advertisers are targeting victims via Google - find out how to stay safe when browsing

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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.

Valentine’s Day scam warning: one in five asked for cash by online date

Valentine’s Day scam warning: one in five asked for cash by online date

£7.9m was lost to romance scams in the first half of 2019. Which? explains how to avoid falling for a dating con in your hunt for the perfect partner.

The five strangest scams of 2019

The five strangest scams of 2019

From darknet assassins to fake diet pills, billionaires and celebrity 'endorsed' investments, don't fall victim to one of these scams.

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Criminals are exploiting trusted global websites to post fake celebrity endorsements for cryptocurrency, in one of the most prolific internet scams Which? has seen. Victims of a prolific bitcoin scam...

Life savings lost in less than 24 hours to pension scammers: are you at risk?

Life savings lost in less than 24 hours to pension scammers: are you at risk?

A new report reveals a quarter of pension savers could have been scammed out of their retirement savings in just 24 hours - find out who is most at risk

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