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Warning: Fake Martin Lewis Bitcoin scam emails

We've seen a spike in reports from MoneySavers who've received emails using Martin Lewis' image to advertise Bitcoin trading - but Martin NEVER endorses products, and nor does MSE, so don't be fooled

13 September 2019

NatWest and RBS apologise after refusing to refund scam victims £10,000s despite new code

Two MoneySavers scammed into transferring £10,000s to fraudsters were wrongly refused refunds despite their banks being signed up to a new code to protect customers from the same type of scam

9 July 2019

New warning issued over automated scam calls

Consumers are being warned to look out for automated phone calls pretending to be from their bank or card company

8 July 2019

British Airways set to be fined £183m over data breach

British Airways is facing a fine of £183.39 million after a data breach last year

8 July 2019

HMRC stops scammers spoofing its official phone numbers

HMRC says it's developed new technology which stops fraudsters spoofing its most commonly-used numbers to trick taxpayers into handing over money

1 June 2019

TSB launches refund guarantee for fraud victims

TSB has promised to refund customers who lose money through any type of fraud under its Fraud Refund Guarantee

15 April 2019

Santander introduces tailored fraud warnings on banking app

Santander customers will receive tailored warnings for different types of fraud when they transfer money through their banking apps, as part of anti-scam measures being rolled out this month

3 April 2019

Name-check service for online payments likely to be delayed

A service that aims to combat money transfer scams and incorrect payments by checking the name of the person or company you're sending money to online could be delayed until next year

14 February 2019

Pension cold-calling banned

Pension cold-calling has been made illegal from today, in a bid to tackle pension scams - here's what you need to know

9 January 2019

Pension cold-calling to be banned from January

Pension cold-calling will be banned from Wed 9 Jan, in a bid to tackle pension scams

20 December 2018

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