Auction Sites

Using auction sites to buy and sell goods safely and without hassle.


Simple advice on how to keep online banking safe.

Buying & Selling Vehicles

Buying or selling ... protect yourself and your money.

Buying Medicines Online

It's vital to be certain that online pharmacies are authentic and registered.

Call Recording Services

The new breed of call recording services: we query their safety.

Contactless Payments

Contactless payment by phone or card is fast and easy. But you need to be aware of the drawbacks.

Copycat Websites

Make sure you're using the official website when buying official services, or it can cost.

Counterfeit Goods

Buying counterfeit goods carries many risks. Do all you can to avoid doing so.

Donating to Charity Online

Are you sure the website you are donating via is authentic, and secure?

Holiday & Travel Booking

Put your feet up and relax with our online booking advice.

Loyalty Card Fraud

Loyalty cards have become an attractive target for fraudsters. Find out how to protect yourself.

Mobile Banking

Mobile banking is fast and convenient. Make sure you keep it safe too.

Online Gambling

Keep it safe with these top tips.

Online Payments

Everything you need to know to keep online payments safe and sound.


Choosing and using passwords correctly is vital.

Penny Auctions

They may seem cheap, but watch out for the pitfalls

Price Comparison Websites

Be careful and make sure you really are getting the best deal.


Check out these great tips for your shopping basket!

Social Engineering

Don't be manipulated by strangers into doing something or giving away confidential information.

Subscription Traps

Don't get fooled by free or cheap offers which lock you into expensive payments.

Telephone Banking Fraud

If you get a call from your bank or the police warning you of a problem, it may not be what it seems.

Transferring Money

Take a few precautions when asked to transfer money.

Voucher / gift card scams

Scams involving 'payments' of debts or bills by gift card are on the increase