rip-offs

Expiring EE SIM cards a data rip-off

Moneywise helps a reader who feels ripped off.

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Funny money: Britain’s top 'daylight robberies' revealed

The cost of a wine at a fancy bar, high-street estate agent commission, restaurant service charges and veterinary bills are among some of the UK’s biggest rip-offs, according to a new study.

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Ryanair changes its baggage policy again, and charges customers more

Ryanair has announced that it will be charging passengers to bring small suitcases on board, which to the ire of passengers, were previously free to check in at the gate.

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Left in the lurch after BSM driving lessons

Taking driving lessons can be a stressful time.

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World Cup fans warned about buying tickets from online touts

Football fans are being warned to be wary of online ticketing sites charging as much as £5,618 for a World Cup ticket.

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PerfectHome to repay millions to 37,000 customers

More than £2.1 million will be repaid to 37,000 customers of PerfectHome under a redress scheme approved by the financial regulator.  

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Fight for your rights: A plumber’s charges left me with a sinking feeling

When you need a tradesperson to pop round and do an urgent job, it can be difficult to find someone to do it quickly at the right price. So, many people take what they can get.

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Fight for your rights: Ikea sofa bed was no good for a night’s sleep

Moneywise columnist Simon Read helps a reader get their money back for a faulty Ikea product.

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Scam watch: Consumers putting themselves at risk by giving away personal info

Too many Brits are putting themselves at risk of fraud by giving out sensitive personal information.

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Fight for your rights: Feeling blue over Stacees’ prom dress

Moneywise columnist Simon Read helps a reader who was sent the wrong dress by a clothing firm.

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