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Contactless card fraud cases continue to surface following MSE investigation

One woman had three cancelled contactless cards used by fraudsters while others have also reported being targeted

20 December 2016

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

National Lottery accounts feared hacked – stay secure online with strong passwords

About 26,500 National Lottery accounts may have been hacked, and 50 of those have since seen suspicious activity

30 November 2016

Regulator reviewing contactless card security after MSE investigation

Lloyds Banking Group has responded to a request for information from the Financial Conduct Authority

9 November 2016

Tesco Bank hacked – your rights and how to get a refund

Thousands of Tesco Bank current accounts were compromised by fraudsters over the weekend

7 November 2016

Lloyds and Halifax contactless fraud procedures 'under review' after MSE reveals security flaw

Banks to examine their policies after we revealed lost and stolen cards can be used by crooks months after cancellation

26 September 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

Students heading to uni hit by bursary 'phishing' scam

Students at major UK universities have been targeted by emails which claim to offer them a Government bursary

16 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