Google is taking aim at rogue financial services advertisers, following increasing pressure from UK campaigners and regulators to stamp out scams.
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.
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.
Search engines and regulators are failing to keep a lid on the barrage of rogue firms advertising online using paid-for adverts, Which? warns.
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....
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...
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.
Facebook and Google let us promote fake health advice and a bottled water brand that didn’t exist to highly targeted audiences online.
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.
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.