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.
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.
Moneywise has learnt of a distressing text scam targeting parents. The intended victim receives a text from an unknown number, which is actually a scammer posing as their child. The scammer texts...
Shifting their focus from banks and other financial institutions, gangs of criminals are running massive, dedicated phishing campaigns against dating sites.
A global network of hacked computers aiming to steal bank details has been halted temporarily, giving Brits two weeks to protect themselves.
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