Scams

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The number of fraud cases continues to rise, with identity crimes posing the biggest risk to consumers, according to new research.

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    Fraudsters are increasingly targeting victims through scam emails purporting to be from your bank. Moneywise TV reveals how you can stay safe from even the most sophisticated scam email.

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    Here at Moneywise HQ we are regularly inundated with emails from concerned readers informing us of new and elaborate scams being hatched. This week we look at the 'Amazon' scam.

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    Money transfer scams are the most common scams that consumers fall for. Moneywise outlines the key things to consider before responding to a money transfer request.

  • Scammers are expert at understanding and exploiting human nature, but there are ways to foil them.

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    Make sure your desire to get tickets for a show or sporting event doesn't leave you out of pocket. Cathy Adams shares some tips.

  • Online dating

    Online dating sites can help you find the partner of your dreams - but watch out for the fraudsters.

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    Many people are unaware of ID theft until it's too late, but there are lots of simple things you can do to stop the thieves. Here are 10 top tips to help you beat the fraudsters.

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    Every year rip-off boiler-rooms continue to sting UK investors for millions of pounds despite attempts to crack down. But what exactly is a boiler room scam?

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    Want to lose weight? No problem, just respond to the wrong diet ad and your wallet could be a lot lighter. We show how diet scams work and how to avoid them.

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    The government risks causing a spike in pension fraud cases if it does not put protections in place for savers who plan to trade in their existing annuity policies, online broker AJ Bell has...