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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

BT, EE referred customers to computer scammers

BT, EE referred customers to computer scammers

A BT customer loses nearly £300 and an EE customer just avoids losing £700 after call centre employees at both companies refer them to scam operators.

Could your Facebook posts affect your car insurance quotes?

Could your Facebook posts affect your car insurance quotes?

We take a look at how your social media data could be used by car insurance companies and if this affects the price of your car insurance.

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.

Fraudsters writing fake Tripadvisor reviews could face jail

Fraudsters writing fake Tripadvisor reviews could face jail

A fraudster has been jailed for selling fake Tripadvsior reviews to hospitality companies in one of the first cases of its kind. He was the owner of Promo Salento, a company which sold fraudulent listings to business owners to help boost their profiles on the site.

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Over 33,000 people hit by credit card fraud in past six months: how to protect yourself

Over 33,000 people hit by credit card fraud in past six months: how to protect yourself

Fraudsters are stealing people's personal data to rack up credit card debt - we explain how the criminals get your information, and how to protect yourself

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