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Black Friday scam victims lose over £600: what to watch out for

Black Friday scam victims lose an average of £661. Find out how to spot a dodgy offer and get to the real deals.

Two weeks until Black Friday: should you buy now or wait?

Black Friday 2019 is in two weeks' time - but is it worth waiting to start shopping? Find out when major retailers' sales begin, from Amazon to Currys PC World

Life savings lost in less than 24 hours to pension scammers: are you at risk?

A new report reveals a quarter of pension savers could have been scammed out of their retirement savings in just 24 hours - find out who is most at risk

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Keto diet pill scam targets Facebook users

Beware of this Ketopurediet.com keto diet pill scam on Facebook, designed to lure you in with a product payment which will later result in additional, random payments from you which you won't get refunded.

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Scam alert: Beware fake Thomas Cook refund websites

One website ThomasCookrefunds.com is using the Thomas Cook logo and claims to be helping travellers to get their money back. Don't fall for this fake website trying to scam you.

Exclusive: scam victims ignored by police fraud reporting system

Some crime reports made by scam victims are never being read by actual police staff, a new Which? investigation has uncovered.

Thomas Cook refund calls and messages – is it a scam or the real deal?

Scammers and banks are both reaching out to baffled Thomas Cook customers, making it almost impossible to judge whether the unexpected correspondence is genuine or not, Which? can reveal. Following...

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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.

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