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Government to tackle 'subscription traps', ban fake reviews and safeguard Christmas savings cash as it unveils new consumer protections

The Government has announced a new set of wide-ranging consumer protection rules which will require Christmas savings clubs to safeguard customers' money, firms to make it easier to cancel subscriptions and regulators to stamp out "dodgy tactics" used to lure online shoppers, plus much more.

20 July 2021

Warning issued by regulator over 'clone firm' using fake MoneySavingExpert and Martin Lewis email addresses

The financial regulator has warned consumers to beware of fraudulent emails from scammers pretending to be MSE or our founder Martin Lewis, after identifying a copycat firm falsely using our name.

14 April 2021

Equifax fined £500,000 for failing to protect customer data

Credit reference agency Equifax has been fined £500,000 following an investigation into a hack last year, which compromised more than 15 million UK customer records

20 September 2018

Wonga goes into administration - what it means for you & Martin Lewis's view

Wonga has gone into administration, marking the end of the road for the UK's largest payday loan firm. Below you can read MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis's view

31 August 2018

Pension scam victims lost an average £91,000 each

Regulators are warning about the highly sophisticated scams in a new TV ad

14 August 2018

Lifetime ISA should be scrapped, says influential group of MPs

A group of MPs has called for the Lifetime ISA to be scrapped, just a year after it was launched

26 July 2018

Over one million have just seven days to renew their tax credits

More than a million people are yet to renew their tax credits, with just one week to go until the 31 July deadline

24 July 2018

Ticketmaster customers warned their data may have been stolen

Ticketmaster customers' personal and payment information may have been accessed in an online 'security incident'

27 June 2018

Facebook bug made up to 14 million users' posts public

Facebook has said a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May

8 June 2018

Claims firms could have to point consumers to free alternatives

Claims firms may have to clearly spell out their fees and direct customers to free alternatives BEFORE they sign up

6 June 2018