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Facebook launches new tool to combat scams on social media

Facebook has launched a new scam-reporting tool, as the social media giant teams up with Martin Lewis and Citizens Advice to combat the fake ads epidemic. The move comes after...

How our fake ‘scam’ ad breezed through Facebook’s approvals process

If you’re a Facebook user, it’s more than likely that you’ll have scrolled past or even unknowingly interacted with a scam ad in your news feed. These fraudulent adverts –...

HMRC scams: new controls protect taxpayers from ‘number spoofing’ calls

Millions of taxpayers have more fraud protection thanks to new HMRC controls that crack down on popular ‘number-spoofing’ techniques.

Renewed warnings about Bitcoin investment scams with fake celebrity endorsements

Ads for Bitcoin investment scams featuring fake celebrity endorsements are still a threat. Read one victim's account of how she lost £8500.

More than £830k lost to TV Licensing scam

More than 1,400 people have been targeted by the latest TV Licensing refund scam emails. Find out what to look out for, and how to stay safe from phishing scams.

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.

71% of people receive at least one nuisance call a month

Recent research shows that nuisance calls continue to blight people’s lives across the UK, with nearly three quarters of people receiving at least one nuisance call a month. We’re calling for...

Could your Facebook posts affect your car insurance quotes?

We take a look at how your social media data could be used by car insurance companies and if this affects the price of your car insurance.

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Exclusive: more than 96% of reported fraud cases go unsolved

Less than 4% of crimes reported to the UK's fraud reporting centre Action Fraud are ever solved, exclusive Which? Money research has revealed.

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.

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