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
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EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
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11 September 2023Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
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