Mastercard £14bn class action case returns to court next month - what it means for you
A £14 billion landmark class action case against Mastercard, which could see consumers receive hundreds each, is set to return to court next month.
22 February 2021
Order fom Ocado before Christmas? Check your bank statements as customers hit by delayed charges
Some Ocado customers who made orders before Christmas using their Mastercards have only just had their payments taken, leaving them with delayed charges of £100+ in some cases
28 January 2020
Got a prepaid Mastercard? You won't be offered rip-off currency conversions from this week
We've long warned travellers to pay in the local currency rather than pounds to avoid hideous exchange rates - and from Friday, if you've a Mastercard prepaid card you won't be offered transactions in pounds at all
8 April 2019
Visa, Mastercard and American Express act to tackle contactless card security flaw
Card schemes are taking action to deal with a security flaw which means contactless cards can be used AFTER cancellation
23 February 2018
Mastercard to verify payments by selfies or fingerprint scans from next year
All Mastercard users will be able to verify themselves with biometrics such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition
24 January 2018
New 'sustainable' loyalty scheme launched for Mastercard customers
Mastercard customers can collect points when shopping at 'sustainable' retailers as part of a new loyalty scheme
12 December 2017
Avoid holiday rip-offs by ALWAYS keeping hold of the card machine AFTER entering your PIN
Holidaymakers paying by card risk being overcharged by businesses that manipulate payment terminals
17 August 2017
Hopes for Mastercard class action appeal
Former financial services ombudsman has now asked for permission to appeal in Mastercard case
14 August 2017
Mastercard class action legal claim refused by tribunal
An unprecedented legal bid to bring a class action lawsuit against Mastercard has been refused at a tribunal hearing
21 July 2017
Amex mulls payments shake-up to tackle contactless card security flaw
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7 April 2017
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23 February 2021
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