Tag: scam

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Telephone scam tricking Britons into taking huge sums out the bank for criminals

Telephone scam tricking Britons into taking huge sums out the bank for criminals

Tip of the weekNumber spoofing is a tactic used by criminals to trick you into thinking you’re being contacted by your bank or a trusted organisati [...]
Universal Credit scam alert as fraudster leaves Briton owing £1,100 to DWP

Universal Credit scam alert as fraudster leaves Briton owing £1,100 to DWP

A DWP spokesperson said: “We know that fraudsters will continue to try to make fraudulent Universal Credit claims using stolen identities and we ha [...]
British tourist warning: Common holiday taxi scam – ‘hikes up’ the price of travel

British tourist warning: Common holiday taxi scam – ‘hikes up’ the price of travel

The travel money specialists FairFx have warned British tourists of common holiday scams and how to avoid them. Britons should be particularly care [...]
I was targeted by scammers posing as my friend online – please watch out for worrying scam

I was targeted by scammers posing as my friend online – please watch out for worrying scam

My Facebook profile ought to put scammers off - if you look closely it clearly says I’m a journalist at Express.co.uk and I run a personal finance [...]
Gmail and Outlook alert: This nasty new email scam is tricking people – DON'T be next

Gmail and Outlook alert: This nasty new email scam is tricking people – DON'T be next

Gmail, Outlook and Hotmail users are being warned about a new scam email that tries to take advantage of concerns around the cost of living crisis. [...]
Grieving widow has her pension swiped from bank in Amazon scam

Grieving widow has her pension swiped from bank in Amazon scam

Margaret Eggett, 68, wants to warn others of cons after she fell victim to one, following a text message from an unknown number stating she had mad [...]
'A fake identity!’ HSBC issues warning after widow loses £96,000 to cruel scam

'A fake identity!’ HSBC issues warning after widow loses £96,000 to cruel scam

Scams are unfortunately widespread, with people losing thousands or even hundreds of thousands of pounds. Sadly, this was the case for one woman wh [...]
Lloyds Bank issues warning as woman loses £500 in bank transfer scam

Lloyds Bank issues warning as woman loses £500 in bank transfer scam

A WOMAN has lost £500 to a social media scam, sparking a warning from Lloyds Bank for people to be aware they may be at risk. [...]
Santander is urging people to watch out after man, 80, lost £3,600 in growing scam tactic

Santander is urging people to watch out after man, 80, lost £3,600 in growing scam tactic

The WhatsApp impersonation scam had surged by more than 2,000 percent by the end of 2021. With this tactic, fraudsters send a message on WhatsApp c [...]
Strictly's Aljaz Skorjanec issues plea about 'personal info' being shared as he spots scam

Strictly's Aljaz Skorjanec issues plea about 'personal info' being shared as he spots scam

He shared his latest antics with fans via the app, showing him visiting a dance studio and exclaiming that it was "lovely to see kids dancing in my [...]
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