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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...

Bid to stop fraudsters attacking your pension revealed

Bid to stop fraudsters attacking your pension revealed

The introduction of pensions freedoms is to be probed by MPs amid fears savings are being plundered by fraudsters. An inquiry launched by Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee will scrutinise...

Find how this man fell victim to ID fraud an incredible 29 times

Find how this man fell victim to ID fraud an incredible 29 times

A former company director has warned of the dangers of identity fraud, after scammers applied for 29 financial products in his name. The East Midlands man first realised he’d fallen...

Ask an expert: ‘My building society was hacked – what should I do?’

Ask an expert: ‘My building society was hacked – what should I do?’

We respond to a Which? member who was a victim of a large-scale data breach.

Police vow to improve fraud reporting to fight surge in financial crime

Police vow to improve fraud reporting to fight surge in financial crime

A planned revamp of fraud and cybercrime reporting tool Action Fraud will allow banks and other businesses to record up to 1,000 crimes in one go, as an official survey shows...

Mind games: 7 ways scammers win you over

Mind games: 7 ways scammers win you over

More than a quarter of Brits have fallen prey to online scammers – even though a majority of victims thought there was something fishy going on. How do scammers convince...

Rise in reports of holiday scams

Rise in reports of holiday scams

Holiday scams are on the rise, with the number of reported cases up almost 20% year on year – from 4,910 to 5,826 in 2016 – according to Action Fraud figures....

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