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Watch out for online marketplace scams

Watch out for online marketplace scams

Today, for World Consumer Rights Day 2018, Which? is one of more than 200 consumer associations worldwide calling for better consumer protection when shopping on an online marketplace.

Brits lose over £5.6m to contactless card fraud

Brits lose over £5.6m to contactless card fraud

Criminals targeting contactless payments accounted for £5.6m of fraudulent payments in the first half of 2017, exceeding cheque fraud

Top car insurance scams: how to avoid falling victim

Top car insurance scams: how to avoid falling victim

The worrying insurance fraud trends that you could be involved in without even knowing it

Lost money to scammers via Western Union? How to claim your refund

Lost money to scammers via Western Union? How to claim your refund

Victims duped into paying fraudsters via money transfer service Western Union can now claim a refund. Which? explains how you can claim.

Young people fuelling bank account fraud as ‘money mules’

Young people fuelling bank account fraud as ‘money mules’

Young people could face 14 years in jail for committing bank account crime by unknowingly becoming money mules, authorities have warned.

Inside binary options – Britain’s biggest investment con

Inside binary options – Britain’s biggest investment con

Binary options are one of the fastest growing financial products in the world, but in most cases they’re quite simply a fraud. UK investors have reported losses of more than...

Over 55s more likely to report fly-tipping than fraud

Over 55s more likely to report fly-tipping than fraud

Which? looks at a new survey from the Financial Conduct Authority which suggests people approached by investment fraudsters are failing to come forward.

Revealed: how text message scammers pose as your bank to rip you off

Revealed: how text message scammers pose as your bank to rip you off

Fraudsters are able to send ‘spoofed’ bank texts with incredible ease, a Which? Money investigation has found – with many landing in previously legitimate message threads due to a quirk...

Bank transfer fraud: why scammers want to steal your identity

Bank transfer fraud: why scammers want to steal your identity

Fraudsters using stolen details to open impostor bank accounts is an increasingly prevalent form of crime. In September, we reported on the tactics criminals are using to commit identity fraud...

ID theft: How bank account fraudsters may steal your identity

ID theft: How bank account fraudsters may steal your identity

It could be easier than you think for fraudsters to open an ‘impostor’ bank account in your name, a Which? Money investigation has found. We ‘data swept’ volunteers and found...

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