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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.

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.

FOS warns banks to treat scam victims more fairly

Scammers are increasingly abusing technology to their advantage. As scams become increasingly sophisticated and convincing, the FOS has warned banks not to assume customers were ‘grossly negligent’ if they lost money to fraud.

Scam alert as Which? finds one in three received fraudulent texts in past six months

More than one in three people who text have been targeted by scams in the past six months, but fewer than two in five have reported it. The most common...

Morrisons and Sainsbury’s customers targeted by scammers on WhatsApp

Morrisons and Sainsbury’s are the latest big-name retailers scammers are using to trick people into parting with their personal details via Whatsapp. Find out how you can avoid being a victim of a Whatsapp scam.

Update: Which? warns of Costa Coffee WhatsApp scam

A new scam on Whatsapp pretending to be from Costa Coffee is luring people into parting with personal details. Which? explains how the scam works.

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