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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.

Which? warns of JD Sports WhatsApp scam

JD Sports is the latest retailer to be impersonated by scammers in a WhatsApp message promising a high value gift voucher. Which? explains how to identify this WhatsApp scam and what to do if you get one.

Scam victims threatened with ‘hacked adult content’ – here’s how to protect yourself

Hackers have been blackmailing victims after claiming to hold video footage of them watching adult videos. Here's everything you need to know

Which? warns of suspected scam holiday booking website

Holiday booking site Myhouseboatsamsterdam.com has reportedly tricked victims into making bank transfers by posing as a legitimate business, leaving them hundreds of pounds out of pocket.  The site is currently...

10 of the latest and most common scam threats in the UK

The top scams you need to know about and advice on how to get help and how to report them.

Online shopping scams cost Brits £58m a year

Which? investigates the risks of shopping online and explains how to avoid counterfeit websites and online shopping scams

Celebrity Bitcoin scams cost victims tens of thousands

The City of London Police has revealed that over £34,000 has been lost to online celebrity cryptocurrency scams. Find out how to avoid them.

Does a green padlock mean a website’s safe?

The ASA recently ruled a Barclays ad was misleading because it implied all websites with green padlocks are safe.

Amount lost to holiday booking scams rises by 25%

More than 4,500 holidaymakers lost a combined £6.7 million to booking scams - read our advice to learn how to spot a holiday scam

Buy-now-pay-later firm Klarna rings changes following fraud reports

Fraudsters have exploited Klarna's payment system used by big brands including Asos, JD Sports and Topshop to order goods in other people’s names.

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