scams

Don’t fall for a pension scam

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | Article

Ever been offered an investment opportunity in burial plots, Carribean hotel rooms or a guaranteed return from Uruguayan soya beans?

Regulator launches crackdown on payment fraudsters

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 | News

Plans to crackdown on fraudsters who trick consumers into sending them money have been announced by the payments industry watchdog. 

Scam watch: Beware fake supermarket vouchers sent via WhatsApp

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 | News

Users of messaging app WhatsApp have been warned to beware scam messages claiming to offer supermarket vouchers.

Take a #TechFree15 minute break to protect your devices

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 | Article

Are you reading this article on your smartphone, tablet or laptop?

10 tips to beef up your cyber security

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Article

The last couple of years have seen a number of high profile cyber security controversies, reminding all of us of the need to ensure that our computers, laptops, mobile phones, and tablets are as secure as possible.

Stay secure online: How to be Cyber Aware

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 | Article

From banking to shopping and social media, we are now reliant on the internet to conduct many aspects of our daily lives.

Investors urged to report suspected scams

Thursday, 26 October 2017 | News

Investors - particularly those aged over 50 - are being urged by the financial regulator to report suspected fraudulent investment schemes.

Investigation into Equifax data breach launched by financial regulator

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 | News

Equifax customers may be pleased to hear the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finally decided to step in and investigate the recent security breach at the credit rating agency.

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

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | News

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

Scam watch: Three-quarters of Brits have been targeted by phishing fraudsters

Thursday, 05 October 2017 | News

Almost three-quarters (74%) of British adults have been targeted by phishing scams in the last year, with fraudsters using increasingly sophisticated tactics to con their victims.