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FCA permanently bans mini-bond ads: are investors still at risk of losing money?

FCA permanently bans mini-bond ads: are investors still at risk of losing money?

The FCA has permanently banned the mass marketing of speculative mini-bonds. Which? looks at if these investments are ever a good idea.

FCA bans dodgy ‘passporting’ investment firms using fake celebrity ads

FCA bans dodgy ‘passporting’ investment firms using fake celebrity ads

The FCA has taken action to stop four Cypriot investment firms from continuing to operate in the UK. Have you lost money to the high-risk investment schemes?

FCA spends £150,000 promoting investment scam warnings: are you still at risk?

FCA spends £150,000 promoting investment scam warnings: are you still at risk?

The FCA has spent £150,000 so far this year to help combat scams appearing on Google, but says it's powerless to stop them. Here's how you can protect yourself.

Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

Cryptojacking: could your PC be mining Bitcoin?

A new strain of malware hijacks your computer to mine online currency, crippling its performance in the process. Protect yourself with a Best Buy antivirus package.

BT, EE referred customers to computer scammers

BT, EE referred customers to computer scammers

A BT customer loses nearly £300 and an EE customer just avoids losing £700 after call centre employees at both companies refer them to scam operators.

More than £11 million lost to online shopping fraud last Christmas

More than £11 million lost to online shopping fraud last Christmas

More than 15,000 lost £11 million to online shopping scams last Christmas - find out how to avoid the fraudsters, fake reviews and counterfeit products.

Public given increased protection from nuisance calls

Public given increased protection from nuisance calls

Tough new measures are coming into force today to end the blight of nuisance calls. Consumers must be given the choice to 'opt-in' to receive these calls and rogue companies making unsolicited calls related to personal injury claims could now be fined up to £500,000.

One in 10 fall for a tourist scam: check these common scams before you travel

One in 10 fall for a tourist scam: check these common scams before you travel

Common tourist scams in Europe, South America, Asia and the rest of the world - Which? shares where they are and how to avoid them. Use our interactive map to check the common tourist scams in the area you're travelling to.

Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

Scammers posing as BT, TalkTalk or Sky claim your router has been compromised and then try to extort money or steal personal data.

TSB customers targeted by scams – how to keep safe

TSB customers targeted by scams – how to keep safe

Action Fraud is warning of a sharp rise in scam text and emails preying on TSB customers. Here's what to watch out for and how to keep safe.

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