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Financial and prize draw scams

Financial scams get hold of your bank account details to steal money or convince you to invest in bogus deals. Prize draw scams trick you into calling expensive premium-rate phone numbers.

You can also be scammed when buying insurance for things like mobile phone or satellite television equipment.

Learn more about these scams to avoid being ripped off.

Financial scams

Financial scams are ways of getting hold of your bank details to steal money from your account or to convince you to invest in bogus deals involving shares or commercial investments, sometimes abroad.

Avoiding insurance and warranty scams

Avoiding being ripped off by insurance and warranty scams for mobile phone or satellite television equipment.

Premium-rate prize draw scams

Common premium-rate prize draw scams used through phone calls, text and email and how to protect yourself against them.