Pension Review Cold-Calls Banned by the Government

Thursday 9th May 2024

Thousands of people have lost their entire life savings through pension mis-selling, now the government has taken action and changed the law to stop this from happening.
Fraudsters have been using the term ‘Free Pension Review’ and over the past four years it is estimated that £46.7 million has been lost in pension […]

Scammers Target Netflix Accounts

Wednesday 8th May 2024

Netflix are warning customers to be Watchful after millions of users are targeted by scammers. The problem has become so bad the US government has issued an official warning about the highly convincing emails asking them to update their payment details, and a version of this scam is seeing users in the […]

Payday Loan Company Wont Compensate Customers

Monday 6th May 2024

Liquidator’s working on behalf of Payday Lender Cash Genie have revealed that there is no money left to pay compensation to customers.
In 2016, Cash Genie entered into a solvent liquidation process and ceased trading. Despite this, the Payday Lender said it still had enough income to repay the £20 million owed to […]

Morrisons face a massive pay-out over data breach

Saturday 4th May 2024

Over 5,500 employees of supermarket giant Morrisons could all claim remuneration after they had their personal data published online.
A former employee of the supermarket chain posted details of staff addresses and bank account details in 2014. He was jailed for 8 years for this and, for the first time, the employer is […]

How clean is the kitchen your takeaway comes from ?

Saturday 4th May 2024

Just Eat is a food delivery service which allows you to order takeaways from a variety of thousands of outlets all over the UK. It has become a massive global business and is valued at more than £4 billion. The company, though, is facing questions over hygiene standards at some of the […]

Couple who made fake sickness holiday claim convicted

Saturday 20th April 2024

A couple who made a fake sickness claim to Jet2holidays have been convicted of fraud and ordered to pay back almost £30,000. Martin and Linsey Brown, from Lancashire, submitted a false claim against Jet2holidays for gastric illness, after staying at a resort in Marmaris, Turkey. The couple claimed they suffered with stomach […]

Carbon Credit Fraudster Jailed For Eight Years

Saturday 20th April 2024

A man from Essex who lived a lavish lifestyle, has been jailed for eight years after mis-selling carbon credits to 130 victims in 2012 and 2013. He was found guilty of six counts of conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.
The police say victims received cold calls from apparent brokers through companies named […]

New HMRC phone scam scaring victims

Saturday 20th April 2024

Heartless fraudsters are targeting victims threatening them with immediate arrest if they don’t hand over £1,000s immediately.
Fraudsters have been targeting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue and Customs, and the UK Tax office says it have received more than 60,000 reports of scam calls in the six months leading up to […]

Retailers advertising real fur as Faux Fur

Saturday 20th April 2024

Clothes shops have been selling real fur, but advertising it as fake. After an investigation by the Advertising Standards Authority discovered this practice was widespread, they have ordered retailers to stop immediately. The agency has given retailers a deadline of 11 February to change their ways or face punishment.
Why would a retailer […]

TUI forced family to sit on floor during flight home!

Saturday 20th April 2024

A family flying from Menorca to Birmingham were forced to sit on the floor as their allocated seat numbers didn’t exist.
Paula and Ian Taylor and their daughter Brooke, from Warwickshire, travelled to Mahon airport in June 2018 for their flight with TUI airlines. They were allocated seat numbers 41D, E and F, […]