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Auto-Dialling Scam
Auto-Dialling Scam
Auto dialling scam, how it works, how to make sure it doesn't happen to you and what to do if you have been scammed...
Card Not Present Fraud
Card Not Present Fraud
Card not present fraud cost millions of pounds each year. We show you how to make sure you're not a victim....
Chain Mail Scam
Chain Mail Scam
Chain mail scam, what is chain mail and what to do about them,...
Delivery Service Scam
Delivery Service Scam
As if fake calling card scams weren't bad enough - now there are hoax warning emails too!...
Dialling Premium Rate Phone Lines to Claim Non-Existent Prizes
Dialling Premium Rate Phone Lines to Claim Non-Existent Prizes
The premium-rate phone call promising a non-existent prize isn’t a new scam, but it remains big and very lucrative – for the scammers....
Free Mobile Phone Scam
Free Mobile Phone Scam
A subtle new scam promises a new mobile phone and free calling. But if you fall for it, you can leave yourself open to identity theft....
Mobile Phone Scams
Mobile Phone Scams
Mobile phones are open to a number of scams. We explain them and show you how to avoid them....
Mobile Phone Scams: More Common Than PC Scams
Mobile Phone Scams: More Common Than PC Scams
Fraudsters are increasingly turning to mobile phones to make money from unsuspecting users - and phone operators....
Price Fixing Scams: What's Being Done to Protect Consumers?
Price Fixing Scams: What's Being Done to Protect Consumers?
Tired of sales that go on all year but don't actually seem to contain any bargains? So is the Office of Fair Trading....
Psychic Scam
Psychic Scam
People consult psychics regularly. But many people are also scammed by them. We help you keep your money....
Quiz Show Fraud
Quiz Show Fraud
Quiz shows had always had the possibility of being fixed - either a fraud by the producers or the contestants....
Telephone Scam: 070
Telephone Scam: 070
A new variant on the lottery scam tries to establish trust by having an 070 number you can call. But beware, you can still lose the money in your bank account....
The #90 and other Mobile Phone Scams
The #90 and other Mobile Phone Scams
We've mentioned the 0906 mobile phone scam in a previous article, and there are a few more mobile phone scams going around recently which have been widely reported.…...
Winter Related Doorstep Scams and What to Avoid
Winter Related Doorstep Scams and What to Avoid
What to look out for on the doorstep this winter....
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