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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...

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

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

Keto diet pill scam targets Facebook users

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.

Scam alert: Beware fake Thomas Cook refund websites

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

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?

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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