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Scam warning: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram investment fraud surges

Scam warning: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram investment fraud surges

The FCA has issued a warning about scammers taking to the likes of Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to sell false investment deals

Facebook under pressure for allowing scam adverts

Facebook under pressure for allowing scam adverts

Facebook has been urged to crack down on scam adverts after it took money from con artists promoting scams in its news feeds, just weeks before it is due to...

Six weirdest investment schemes of 2017

Six weirdest investment schemes of 2017

From Harry Redknapp-endorsed cryptocurrency to burial plots, we bring you the year in six madcap money-making schemes...

Exclusive: Which? meets the people behind the tech support scam calls

Exclusive: Which? meets the people behind the tech support scam calls

‘Do you see a Windows key on the bottom-left of your keyboard,’ a deep male voice asked me on the phone. I said yes. Over the next two minutes, the...

On the phone with the tech support scammers

On the phone with the tech support scammers

Tech support scammers are a growing menace to UK consumers. A pop-up warning of a made-up virus, or a phone call from someone pretending to be Microsoft, are all it...

Victims lose over £100m to bank transfer scams in just six months

Victims lose over £100m to bank transfer scams in just six months

Thousands of people and businesses have been tricked into transferring just over £100m to scammers in the past six months alone, new data shows. But proposals from the Payment Services...

‘A scam on top of a scam?’: Equifax letters spark concern among victims

‘A scam on top of a scam?’: Equifax letters spark concern among victims

UK victims of May’s Equifax data breach have been left confused and panicked by a letter from the firm which says their personal information has been compromised – but doesn’t...

Barclays to ‘intervene’ in suspected fraud transfers

Barclays to ‘intervene’ in suspected fraud transfers

Barclays has become the first UK high street bank to introduce a new ‘fraud intervention service’ that alerts consumers if a transaction seems suspicious. From today, the new system will...

Over 55s more likely to report fly-tipping than fraud

Over 55s more likely to report fly-tipping than fraud

Which? looks at a new survey from the Financial Conduct Authority which suggests people approached by investment fraudsters are failing to come forward.

Risk of savers neglecting pensions exposed by City watchdog

Risk of savers neglecting pensions exposed by City watchdog

Only one in three people aged 45 to 54 say they have given ‘a great deal of thought’ to how they will manage in retirement, research from the City watchdog...

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