Vince Cable: Banks MUST do more to combat fraudsters

High street banks MUST do more to combat fraudsters, says former Business Secretary Vince Cable By Vince Cable, Business Secretary 2010-2015 Published: 16:52 EDT, 30 October 2021 | Updated: 10:27 EDT, 31 October 2021 A payment of £3.8million suddenly arrives at the NatWest branch on Brixton high street in London, transferred to a bank account … Read more

Take action, say victims of Companies House list conmen

People struggling to have their names and home addresses removed from bogus firms registered at Companies House by fraudsters By Rachel Rickard Straus, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 16:52 EDT, 23 October 2021 | Updated: 17:13 EDT, 23 October 2021 People are struggling to have their names and home addresses removed from bogus firms registered … Read more

Nationwide Building Society launches scam checker service

Nationwide Building Society launches scam checker service which it hopes will help protect customers from fraud tsunami By Lee Boyce for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 19:01 EDT, 26 September 2021 | Updated: 03:38 EDT, 27 September 2021 Nationwide Building Society is today launching a scam checker service it hopes will help further protect customers from losing money … Read more

Stop treating scammers’ victims as second-class citizens, say experts

Consumer champion Martin Lewis says there is not enough sympathy for fraud victims, and is calling for a police crackdown on the ‘almost unpunished crime’. The Money Saving Expert founder warns that those who fall prey to scammers are seen as ‘lesser victims’ because people wrongly assume that they have the money to spare. He … Read more