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Coronavirus scams – how to spot them and stop them

Coronavirus scams – how to spot them and stop them

Scams are among the most prevalent types of crime in the UK, and coronavirus is creating a perfect environment for fraudsters to thrive. Read our guide to stay one step ahead.

How to spot and stop fake coronavirus texts and emails

How to spot and stop fake coronavirus texts and emails

Coronavirus has sent scammers into overdrive. Find out how to avoid one of the most prevalent threats: phishing and smishing

Coronavirus scam: look out for fake lockdown fine texts

Coronavirus scam: look out for fake lockdown fine texts

Don’t believe bogus text messages saying you’ve been fined for stepping outside during the coronavirus lockdown. It is the latest in a series of scams related to the virus that...

How to spot fake news

How to spot fake news

Misinformation and fake news can make an already difficult situation even harder to manage, so it’s more important than ever to ensure that you’re getting the real picture, and relaying accurate information on to others.

Valentine’s Day scam warning: one in five asked for cash by online date

Valentine’s Day scam warning: one in five asked for cash by online date

£7.9m was lost to romance scams in the first half of 2019. Which? explains how to avoid falling for a dating con in your hunt for the perfect partner.

How to spot the biggest HMRC tax scam tactics

How to spot the biggest HMRC tax scam tactics

With the self-assessment deadline looming, scammers are ready to target unwitting taxpayers by impersonating HMRC in a variety of ways. Here's how to spot them.

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The five strangest scams of 2019

The five strangest scams of 2019

From darknet assassins to fake diet pills, billionaires and celebrity 'endorsed' investments, don't fall victim to one of these scams.

Tech seller taken offline following Which? reports of scam fears

Tech seller taken offline following Which? reports of scam fears

A site selling popular branded TVs, cameras and baby car seats has been taken offline after a customer was repeatedly urged to reattempt his payment via a less protected method. ...

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Beware this ‘celebrity’ bitcoin scam

Criminals are exploiting trusted global websites to post fake celebrity endorsements for cryptocurrency, in one of the most prolific internet scams Which? has seen. Victims of a prolific bitcoin scam...

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

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.

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