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Instagram Scam Nets More Than £3m For Fraudsters

Instascam is the latest social media get-rich-quick phenomenon that is sweeping around the web - but it’s a fraud that has cost hundreds of investors more than £3 million. Police are warning that fraudsters are advertising investment schemes on Instagram...

Trump Accused Of Tax Evasion Over Gifts From Father

US President Donald Trump stands accused of lies and tax evasion over gifts from his father of $413 million. The New York Times alleges that Trump was involved in tax avoidance, fraud and lies over the amount of money his...

Crooks Ran Bogus US Embassy Visa Scam For 10 Years

Crooks ran a business selling fake visas from a bogus US embassy in Ghana for more than 10 years. The US State Department and police raided the building in the back streets of the capital Accra to arrest members of...

Ban For Directors In £3.5m Carbon Credit Scams

Legal experts are warning investors not to buy worthless carbon credits as directors of two firms involved in scams were closed. In both separate cases, the directors were disqualified for selling voluntary emission reduction certificates (VERS) to consumers as investments,...

Microsoft Warns Of $1bn Technical Support Scammers

Technology giants are warning consumers about bogus computer technical support scams that costs victims billions of dollars each year. Microsoft, Facebook and Google are alerting users to shun telephone calls from scammers who claim they work for the firms. Microsoft forecasts...
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Trump And Teenager Go Toe To Toe Over Climate Change Spat

A David and Goliath battle between US President Donald Trump and teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has broken...
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Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...