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.
City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has stepped up its fight against investment scam artists with a campaign funded by money recovered from the proceeds of financial crime.
A study has revealed the 10 most commonly used passwords that people should avoid when online. Moneywise looks at the dos and don'ts of picking a password.
More than one in eight of over-50s has been contacted by a pension fraudster, a study by Fidelity Worldwide Investment has found.
The number of people falling victim to fraudsters posing as singles on dating websites rose by more than a quarter between June and August, Action Fraud has told Moneywise.
Three 'copycat' websites purporting to be official government services that have misled consumers and left them out of pocket have been banned by the advertising watchd
Just because you've been defrauded once doesn't mean you'll be immune from further investment scams; in fact, you could be even more vulnerable, says Matthew Wall.
Fraudsters are everywhere trying to prize you from your money. By following our 10 tips, you can reduce the risk of a nasty financial shock.
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 'car clocking' scam.
Five scammers have been arrested for running copycat websites that aim to rip off consumers looking to buy government services online.
One in six products or services advertised on Gumtree, and one in 10 on sale at eBay, are alleged scam or potential scam, Citizens Advice research has revealed.
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