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22 April 2016

Police warning over fraudsters 'pretending to be Martin Lewis'

Elderly people are being targeted by a telephone scam with fraudsters allegedly pretending to be Martin Lewis

16 February 2016

Watchdog to contact 1,000 firms over nuisance calls concerns

The Information Commissioner's Office wants to ensure firms that buy and sell people's data are acting lawfully

23 November 2015

Firms fined £40,000 for silent calls

Green Deal Savings and MYIML have each been fined £20,000 by Ofcom for making silent and abandoned calls

10 December 2014

Beware cold callers pretending to be from MoneySavingExpert

Users have alerted us to phone conversations they've had with callers purporting to be from

8 August 2014

UK joins transatlantic crackdown on 'spoof' junk calls

UK regulators team up with counterparts in the US and Canada to tackle the problem of 'spoof' telemarketing calls

21 October 2013

Over 30 million people hit by unwanted PPI messages

Over 30 million people have received unwanted messages about claiming for mis-sold PPI, Citizens Advice says

29 August 2013

PPI cold call victim gets revenge with money-making 0871 number

A man turned the tables on PPI cold callers by giving out a premium rate number for them to call him on

29 August 2013

Silent PPI calls to be probed by Ofcom

Silent and abandoned phone calls about PPI are being investigated by telecoms watchdog Ofcom

17 May 2013

TalkTalk fined £750,000 for silent and abandoned sales calls

TalkTalk has today been fined £750,000 by regulator Ofcom for making an excessive number of abandoned and silent calls

18 April 2013