10 tips to avoid being scammed shopping online

With more and more consumers preferring to shop from the comfort of their own homes, online fraudsters are finding it easier than ever to scam people out of their hard-earned cash. In the last year alone, there had been a 32% increase in online shopping scams reported in the UK. How to identify and avoid

The social media scam targeting motorists: What you should know

Drivers are being warned over ongoing social media scams, tricking victims into thinking they’re eligible for compensation. It comes after the aftermath of the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal that erupted in 2015, with many diesel vehicle owners in the UK finding themselves potentially eligible for compensation. It primarily revolved around car manufacturers installing ‘defeat devices’ that manipulated

Experts warn over common romance scams

Trading Standards experts are urging people to be on the lookout for common romance scams. The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is warning the public to avoid being left broken-hearted by scammers this Valentine’s Day, as new data shows a record rise in romance scams. According to Lloyd’s Bank, romance scams are at an all-time