Scams

Computer bugs swarming over a phone

Technology has been a boon to fraudsters intent on getting their hands on your hard-earned savings. We highlight the warning signs to watch out for.

  • Woman on an exercise bike

    Cancelling gym membership - or making a complaint against fee hikes - can be notoriously hard. Sarah Coles explains what your rights are and how to handle your gym when disputes arise.

  • More and more people are paying criminals to deliberately crash their vehicles in order to receive an insurance payout. But, as Sarah Coles investigates, the scam doesn't just stop with the...

  • Welcome mat

    With social networking sites becoming increasingly popular Sarah Coles investigates whether we are leaving ourselves vulnerable to burglary and fraud.

  • Closed business

    The ongoing recession has led to a number of firms going into administration. Liam Tarry finds out what your rights are when a company you are dealing with goes bust.

  • Stop financial rip-offs

    Are you wasting your money on financial services you don’t need? Hannah
    Ricci finds out how you can save thousands by bringing this spending to
    a stop.

  • Psychic woman

    Consumer champion Tony Hetherington reports on how 'psychics' are offering to help stockmarket investors improve their fortunes - at a cost.

  • Woman standing in front of cloudy sky looking into a mirror

    Hannah Ricci takes a look at the most effective ways to maintain the security of your money online and the steps to take to protect your identity. Following these simple guidelines could prevent...

  • Tony Hetherington

    Tony Hetherington reports on a real estate venture headed by an expat with a history of working with less than scrupulous partners.

  • Woman reflected in mirror

    It's easy for your personal information to fall into the wrong hands which is why identity fraud is on the rise. Hannah Ricci investigates the real risk of fraud and reveals what steps you can...

  • Tony Hetherington

    The world of currency trading is a rapdily changing one, with potential for big profits - and losses. When one trading firm promised an offer that sounded too good to be true, Tony Hetherington...