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With new online scams cropping up all the time, motorists have increasingly become a target for fraudsters. DVLA has revealed their contact centre received 1,275 reports regarding suspected vehicle tax scams during the last 3 months of 2018. On Safer Internet Day, DVLA has provided the following tips to help motorists stay safe online. Only […]
7,000 in London alone fell victim to Online Shopping Fraud last year. The total loss to the UK economy is £10k, and the average person loses £800.
Phishing emails are designed to steal from you by installing malicious software on your PC. Don’t click on links from suspicious sources. #GetSafeOnline
Never leave a potential buyer alone with the vehicle; give them the keys; or let them borrow the car documents. If you have a keyless fob, we advise you keep hold of it at all times, even on a test drive. Always accompany the buyer on a test drive and supervise any inspection they make […]
This campaign can be followed on Twitter with the hashtag #SaveGelly Further information and advice can be found at www.getsafeonline.org/scams
Parting ways with your trusty car can be a hard thing to do, even if you’ve got something new on the horizon. To help keep the process as smooth and stress-free as possible, here are our top tips on what to do – and what not to do – when selling your car privately: DO […]
The UK Metropolitan Police have published the first edition of the Little Book of Cyber Scams. The book has been developed to assist businesses in taking the necessary steps to defend themselves and their customers against cyber criminals and to dramatically reduce the chances of becoming a victim. The book has been developed by the […]
When you need to buy a car (or a van or motorbike) but can't stretch to a brand new model, buying a used vehicle is a fantastic option. However, while you can save yourself a few pounds on buying a second-hand vehicle, don't rush into buying anything until you are absolutely sure it is roadworthy […]
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