fraud

Identity of Countdown's Rachel Riley is stolen by HSBC - but all is not as it seems

Social media users were shocked to learn at the weekend that Countdown’s Rachel Riley gets all the answers fed to her through an earpiece after the presenter posted a tell-all confessional video.

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Bank transfer fraud victims could be reimbursed under new rules

People who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters in 'authorised push payment' scams could be reimbursed by their bank for their losses under proposed new rules published today.

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Bank customers lost over £500 million to fraudsters in just six months - here's how you can stay safe

Fraudsters stole over £500 million from UK bank customers during the first half of 2018, new figures show.

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Equifax fined £500,000 for failing to protect customers in data breach - how to protect your data online

Credit ratings agency Equifax has been fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after failing to protect the data of 15 million Britons during a cyber attack in 2017.

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Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in August 2018

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of August 2018.

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Scam watch: beware 'free pension review' cold calls

Pensioners are being warned to be on the lookout for bogus phone calls from scammers offering them a free pension review.

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Scam watch: card fraud soars to more than £2bn

More than £2 billion has been stolen from UK credit and debit cards in the past 12 months, an increase of 38% on the previous period.

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Victims of bank fraud to be given new rights

Victims of so-called ‘authorised push payment fraud’ (APP) are set to be given new rights by financial watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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A creative genius preying on the poor

Have you ever wondered who came up with those marvellous loan products with fantastically high interest rates?

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Security concerns force Tesco Bank to cancel ‘tiny proportion’ of credit cards

Some Tesco Bank credit card customers have had their cards cancelled amid security concerns, it’s been revealed.   

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