fraud

Fraud victims failed by police, because they don’t 'bang, bleed or shout' claims damning report

Victims of fraud are being let down by the police, according to a damning new report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS).

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Instagram users scammed out of £8,900 EACH in "get rich quick" investment schemes

Instagram users are being warned about fraudulent investment posts offering “get rich quick” schemes which have cost users over £3 million.

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Renters beware: Fraudsters are posing as landlords in a new deposit scam

Renters are being warned about fraudsters pretending to be landlords who ask for up-front deposits.

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Investment scam victims lose £29,000 on average as fraudsters go online - here's what to look out for

The financial watchdog is warning the public to be on their guard against investment scams after new figures reveal that victims are losing on average £29,000.

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Scam watch: TV Licence phishing scam leaves victims £200,000 out of pocket

Fraudsters are sending out fake TV Licensing emails to steal personal and financial information in order to trick people into parting with their cash.

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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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