Got a text message from the Met Police? Don't ignore it – you may be able to help fight fraud
If you get a text message from the Metropolitan Police in the next 48 hours asking for help fighting fraud, don't ignore it. The organisation is sending text messages to 70,000 people who may have been targeted by fraudsters using a sophisticated online tool to spoof the phone numbers of legitimate companies such as banks.
24 November 2022
Non-emergency police call charges to be scrapped from next year
The 15p charge for calling the police's non-emergency 101 number will be scrapped from April 2020
28 May 2019
Last chance to register to vote in the May local elections
Anyone planning to vote in the local elections on 5 May must register to do so by midnight tonight
18 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
Fraudsters con holidaymakers out of £2.2 million: Protect yourself
ABTA, police and the Government have joined forces to urge caution when booking holidays online
13 April 2015
Wonga escapes police probe over 'fake' lawyer letters
City of London Police says it won't carry out a criminal investigation into Wonga's dodgy debt collection practices
5 February 2015
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
Seven charged over Crown Currency Exchange collapse
After a police investigation, seven people have been charged in connection with the collapse of Crown Currency Exchange
19 August 2013
Warning! New scam involving hardcore porn DVDs being mailed unsolicited to your home
Children as young as three have been exposed to explicit images as recipients had no idea of the content
1 August 2013
Government to reveal how taxpayers' bills are spent
Every taxpayer is to receive a personal statement spelling out what the Government is spending their tax on
20 March 2012
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening29 September 2023If you're an E.on Next customer, look out for a message from the firm offering you up to 50% off your bills this winter, as the supplier is launching a new support scheme.
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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.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption28 September 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
26 September 2023Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.
26 September 2023
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.
21 August 2023
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