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Scams impact on victims’ wellbeing amounts to £9.3bn

Scams impact on victims’ wellbeing amounts to £9.3bn

The impact of scams on victim wellbeing costs £9.3bn a year – at a personal cost of £2,509 each – Which? research has found. Which?’s latest research – conducted with...

Which banks will allow you to control your contactless card limit?

Which banks will allow you to control your contactless card limit?

Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers will be able to set their own contactless card limits from next month when the higher £100 cap kicks in.

Two thirds don’t trust tech giants to protect them against either scams, dangerous products, or fake reviews

Two thirds don’t trust tech giants to protect them against either scams, dangerous products, or fake reviews

Which? has launched a campaign for new laws to protect people from scams, unsafe products and fake reviews, and believes urgent government action is needed to make platforms legally responsible for harmful content on their sites

Why banks are freezing accounts and what to do if it happens to you

Why banks are freezing accounts and what to do if it happens to you

Over 1,000 banking customers have complained about their accounts being blocked, suspended or frozen for no reason. What are your rights if it happens to you?

‘I’ve lost £100,000 to an investment scam, can I recover my money?’

‘I’ve lost £100,000 to an investment scam, can I recover my money?’

Which? helps an investment scam victim get their money back and explains how you can spot clone investment websites

Text scams epidemic laid bare: seven in 10 don’t trust messages from companies

Text scams epidemic laid bare: seven in 10 don’t trust messages from companies

Trust in text messages is worryingly low, with seven in 10 of us not always trusting texts that claim to be from companies or organisations, Which? has found.* Regulator Ofcom...

Don’t get scammed by this fake Wetherspoon meal voucher competition

Don’t get scammed by this fake Wetherspoon meal voucher competition

Fake meal vouchers for Wetherspoon pubs are being promoted on Facebook, despite the chain shutting all its social media accounts in 2018. Facebook users who comment on the posts published...

‘I had no idea fraudsters can steal bank telephone numbers’

‘I had no idea fraudsters can steal bank telephone numbers’

Which? steps in to secure a refund after a convincing number spoof scam and gives you the essential tips to avoid it happening to you.

Don’t get caught out by this DPD text scam

Don’t get caught out by this DPD text scam

Which? raises the alarm over a convincing SMS phishing – or ‘smishing’ – scam text claiming to be from DPD. The text appears to be from DPD, informing the recipient...

Scam victims left in the lurch: will your bank be there for you?

Scam victims left in the lurch: will your bank be there for you?

Which? exposes the inadequate support being provided by banks to victims of fraud, leaving them exposed to ruinous 'recovery scams'.

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