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‘I feel humiliated, depressed and angry’: the devastating impact of pension scams

‘I feel humiliated, depressed and angry’: the devastating impact of pension scams

We hear from a pension scam victim who lost £50,000 of her retirement savings, and look at the tactics criminals are using to steal your nest egg.

Google tightens rules to stamp out scam ads

Google tightens rules to stamp out scam ads

Google is taking aim at rogue financial services advertisers, following increasing pressure from UK campaigners and regulators to stamp out scams.

Marcus by Goldman Sachs clone site – what to do if you’ve been scammed

Marcus by Goldman Sachs clone site – what to do if you’ve been scammed

Clone site scams - when fraudsters make copies of firms' websites - are on the rise. Find out what to watch out for to keep your money safe from scammers.

Two in five victims of online scam adverts don’t report to host platforms

Two in five victims of online scam adverts don’t report to host platforms

The reactive approach taken by the world’s biggest online platforms to tackle fraudulent adverts allows harmful scams to slip through the net, Which? research suggests.

Investment scammers run riot on search engines, while victims pay the price

Investment scammers run riot on search engines, while victims pay the price

Search engines and regulators are failing to keep a lid on the barrage of rogue firms advertising online using paid-for adverts, Which? warns.

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....

Nearly one in ten scammed by adverts on social media or search engines

Nearly one in ten scammed by adverts on social media or search engines

Scam adverts on the biggest online platforms have tricked almost one in ten people into paying out for sham purchases. Which? surveyed 2,000 people who use social media and search...

Google fails to stop scam ad targeting Revolut users for a third time

Google fails to stop scam ad targeting Revolut users for a third time

The Revolut Google advert scam is back, helping criminals steal more than £67,000 off at least eight victims. Which? explains how it works and how to keep safe.

Fake ads; real problems: how easy is it to post scam adverts on Facebook and Google?

Fake ads; real problems: how easy is it to post scam adverts on Facebook and Google?

Facebook and Google let us promote fake health advice and a bottled water brand that didn’t exist to highly targeted audiences online.

Scam alert: romance fraud victims lose £50m

Scam alert: romance fraud victims lose £50m

Online dating scam victims lost an average of £11,145 each in 2018. We share a romance scammer story, explain fraudsters' tactics and give advice on how to report an online dating scammer.

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