Financial Fraud Action
Regulator to tackle contactless card security flaw after MSE investigation
Bank customers who have cancelled a contactless card may no longer have to check statements for signs of fraud
29 March 2017
Regulator rejects call to make banks refund transfer scam victims
The Payment Systems Regulator has rejected calls from Which? to make banks refund the victims of 'transfer fraud'
16 December 2016
Financial scams skyrocket by 50% in first half of 2016 - keep your info safe
Financial fraud has skyrocketed year-on-year with more than one million incidents reported in the first half of 2016
20 September 2016
Banks must take action over contactless card security flaw, says leading MP
A leading MP has said banks must do more to protect customers after MSE revealed a major contactless card security flaw
9 September 2016
Contactless card fraud warning: Crooks can use them MONTHS after cancellation
A theft victim discovered crooks using his contactless card EIGHT months later, even though it was cancelled
8 September 2016
Carphone Warehouse customer? Protect yourself after data breach
Carphone Warehouse customers are encouraged to alert their bank about a potential data breach as soon as possible
10 August 2015
Travel insurer Staysure hit by data breach: Check your card statement now
Nearly 100,000 customers with Staysure travel insurance policies have had data, including card details stolen
6 January 2014
Keep your Pin to yourself: Watch out for 'courier scam'
Action Fraud had 721 reports of courier scams across the UK between January and June this year
19 November 2013
Called by an 'anti-fraud team'? Watch you don't get scammed
Fraud experts warn of a new phone scam called
28 August 2013
Google Chrome warning: Be careful with online passwords
It's been revealed that online passwords are stored with little security on Google Chrome, so users should beware
21 August 2013
28 July 2021
New. Broadband price war
Incl cheapest deal in 18mths - '£13/mth'
Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
Updated. Should you join diesel compensation claims?
Against Audi, BMW, Ford etc
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