Scammers stole more than £1.2bn from UK consumers in 2022. We speak to victims of fraud – and give tips to avoid being duped
Scammers continue to find new ways to con people into handing over their cash, with some types of fraud, such as identity theft, recently hitting all-time highs.
On a daily basis, Guardian Money hears from people who have fallen victim to criminals and are desperate for our help. The sums involved can range from less than £100 to six figures, and, in some unfortunate cases, people have lost their life savings.