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PayPal Scams

If you use PayPal on a regular basis, you may want to take note: Scammers are targeting PayPal and its customer base on a regular basis. PayPal scams can come in the form of emails, phishing sites, fraudulent ads, suspicious links, and more. These scams are designed to look official in order to trick users into giving up sensitive data, such as usernames and passwords, or to illegitimately trick you into sending payments. Numerous PayPal scams exist, but there are several that you’re more likely to run into.

Your Banking Sort Code & Google

Your Banking Sort Code & Google

In todays article we are going to taking a closer look at the connection between your 6-digit banking sort code, how it can be found on google and how a scammer can use it to their advantage. We posted this information on social media last night and a few people...

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How Can you Avoid Romance Scams in the UK?

Who Are Scammers Be Gone? If you are someone that has recently seen someone close to you fall victim to a romance scam in the UK, and want to have the necessary measures in-place to ensure that you do not go down the same route, allow us to introduce ourselves - we...

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Scam Calls And Emails

Scam Calls And Emails

In this article we are going to go into more detail regarding scam calls, scam emails, how to spot them and how to report them. If there is a specific topic that you would like us to write about, or if you have been scammed and would like to share your story then...

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Staying Safe On Social Media

Staying Safe On Social Media

In this article we are going to discuss all of the things that you can do to keep yourself safe on social media platforms, we think that the way that social media deals with scam reports is poor but there are a few things that you can do to keep safe. One of the...

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Unrecognised Bank Transfers

Unrecognised Bank Transfers

In this article we are going to discuss unrecognised bank transfers, what you can do if you see a bank transfer from your account that you did not authorise & what you can do in terms of funds recovery. How to report a scammer UK You should never feel embarrassed...

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Should We Teach About Romance Scams In Schools?

Should We Teach About Romance Scams In Schools?

In this article we are going to cover & explain why we believe that we should teach our children about romance scams in schools, if we were to star teaching our children how to catch a romance scammer & the common scams on dating sites then the world will see...

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Q&A Blog Post – #1

Q&A Blog Post – #1

Welcome to our first ever Q&A article, here we are going to discuss some of the most common questions that people ask us when they have been tricked out of their money including - fund recovery, unrecognised bank transfer & how to tell if you are being scammed...

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Who Does What?

Who Does What?

Consumers in the United Kingdom are lucky enough to have several well established organisations that they can speak to about concerns regarding scams, product protection & complaints about how a company is operating. In this article we are going to go into more...

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Product Received Not As Advertised

Product Received Not As Advertised

What is product received not as advertised? This is consumer Rights Act 2015 protects you in almost all purchases you make, the simple way to explain it is that these are the grounds / reasons that you put to your bank to request a refund from an item that did not...

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Cash App & Money Transfer Dangers

Cash App & Money Transfer Dangers

What Are Money Transfer Services? Money transfer services offer the ability for you to transfer money to another person or business which may be on the other side of the world, usually straight away. Companies like Western Union or MoneyGram used to be big players...

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Forex Trading Scams

Forex Trading Scams

How to Avoid Forex Trading Scams The foreign exchange (forex) market is huge, with an average daily trading volume of more than $5 trillion, including currency futures and options. It's also not very well regulated. That means the opportunity still exists for many...

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Romance Scams

Romance Scams

What Is A Romance Scam? A romance scam is a well thought out scheme in which a scammer pretends romantic interest in a target, establishes a relationship and then attempts to get money or personal information from the targeted person under false pretenses. According...

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How To Spot A Scammer

How To Spot A Scammer

Want To Know How To Spot A Scammer?   Becoming familiar with the common warning signs of money scams can help you spot a scammer before it’s too late. If you see any of the warning signs listed below, proceed with extreme caution and do more investigating before...

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PayPal Scams

PayPal Scams

If you’re a regular PayPal user, you may want to take note: Scammers are regularly targeting PayPal and its customer base. PayPal scams can come in the form of emails, phishing sites, malicious ads, suspicious links, and more. Such scams are designed to look official...

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Authourised Push Payment Scam

Authourised Push Payment Scam

Authorised Push Payment Scams What is an 'authorised push payment' scam? An authorised push payment (APP) scam, also known as a bank transfer scam, occurs when you - knowingly or unwittingly - transfer money from your own bank account to one belonging to a scammer....

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