Tag: Scams
Cost-of-living insights revealed
Citizens Advice is warning of a 'winter crisis in summer' as people struggle to pay bills
Scam victims to be compensated
A landmark NTS Scams Team investigation means justice for UK victims of a US-based scam
Minister is FAS millionth recruit
Consumer Minister Paul Scully helps Friends Against Scams reach an historic milestone
Cost-of-living pressure points
What does the spiralling cost of living mean for consumer protection?
Shut out Scammers, TSS urges
Trading Standards Scotland is running a campaign to raise awareness of scams
COVID-19 test fraudster prosecuted
A scammer who issued fake COVID test certificates has been found guilty
Fraudsters jailed for timeshare scam
A pair of criminals have been imprisoned for their role in a complex timeshare fraud
FCA cracks down on investment scams
The Financial Conduct Authority has released new data on consumer investment scams
Valentine’s Day scams warning
With the lifting of lockdown restrictions, people are being warned against romance scams
Mail scammers impersonate CTSI
Fraudsters continue to use CTSI branding to target the public in an ongoing mail scam
Omicron sparks latest email scam
A new scam is exploiting concerns about the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant
COVID scam targets youngsters
A new text message scam is exploiting the COVID-19 vaccine pass system
HMRC warns of Self-Assessment scams
HMRC is warning Self-Assessment customers to be aware of fraudulent emails
New consumer vulnerability guide
A guide to help businesses look after the interests of vulnerable consumers has been launched
Survey reveals extent of COVID scams
A survey shows that more than 2.6 million adults have been scammed since last March
WhatsApp scam targets families
A new scam involves fraudsters posing as family members and asking for money