Have just had a phone call from a foreign gentleman saying he was from the telephone preference service and asking whether I was still receiving nuisance phone calls. When I said yes, he promised to...
Apologies if this is the wrong section, but after watching a C5 programme last night about Fraudsters on Benefits I was wondering whether there is any obligation to report credit balances in a paypal...
i made an email acccount with hotmail.com . i forgot my password. when i opened account i gave my phone number and d.o.b. now it is requesting me to give all kinds of private and weird details like my...
@HansUrbancka is posting on this subject here: http://www.theanswerbank.co.uk/ChatterBank/Question1429483.html This scam is as old as the hills. A cold caller pretending to be from...
AllNewsRound is trying to recruit people on Craigslist. It is supposed to give you money by reading small snippets of news-a massive $7. But it steals your account details-do NOT give them your Paypal...
I received a letter from Saga Shareholder Services. It was regarding my dividend payments. I had received a cheque a few weeks ago for the first dividend. With it was a form for me to fill in if I...
It's good to see that the Nigerian Government is warning us of scammers and compensating victims of scams. We all trust a doctor and Dr Michael Collins has told me the good news in a nice email:...
when im applying for a credit and they ask for my bank account details and i give my sons bank account details will that conflict i mean is does the credit file contain your bank account and sort code...
If I give my bank account details to my employer, do they have access to my account?
How long does a bank keep your account details for?
A company I once gave my sort and account number to now claims that this entitles them to setting up an annual direct debit - even though I was not aware they would take it EVERY YEAR. They've...
Are there any banks where you can go into a branch and ask to open a bank account and be given your account details so you can deposit and withdraw money on the same day? I don't mind about having to...
My daughter's iPod debit card account details were hacked recently; only found out today when I had purchase confirmation emails for the same app downloaded about 15 times. I've changed the password...
I formatted my PC yesterday and I no longer have my Rapidshare username and password stored. No account details are given in the email they send. Does anybody know of a way that I can get my details...
a grandparent set up a savings account for my children in their names for when they reached 18, due to family circumstances we no longer see this grandparent, he recently wrote to one of the...
Im buying a flat and paying in cash. The estate agent has asked for evidence that i have the funds available to pay for it which i am happy to show. However, they insist on keeping the paper work...
somebody has fraudently set up a standing order using my bank account details, cancelled it on finding out, but nobody has my details so how did this fraudster get them?
Hi my father is paying a cheque into my account can he ask and be told what type of account it is ie savings mortgage loan account ?...
I need to pay someone money who lives down south but banks with the Bank Of Scotland and as there is a branch in my town can I use a Bank Of Scotland Pay-In envelope and fill in there bank account...
I recently set up a standing order online, but i entered the wrong account details and it has been paid in to the wrong account. My bank is bank of Scotland and the account I paid the money into was...

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these jumped up children get away with Driving convictions, Darron Gibson, Everton's So Called Footballer escapes jail for Drink Driving and ploughing into cyclists? If this was any Tom Dick / Mary, I...
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Have just had a phone call from a foreign gentleman saying he was from the telephone preference service and asking whether I was still receiving nuisance phone calls. When I said yes, he promised to...
A family member opened a credit card in my husbands name, when he discovered this it had an outstanding balance of £11000. It has now been paid off and has a zero balance. His problem is how to get...
directly to apply for any mis sold PPI's I may have. The lady did not have the website. I have looked but there are so many coming up. She said I could apply by filling in a form that would locate any...
I looked in my junk e-mail box and found one from my daughter. It had her name on the e-mail, so I opened it, only to find out it was spam from an online working from home web site. I've phoned my...
I`m not very familiar with Facebook because I only joined to belong to a particular group. When I used to log on, I got a list of people who I may know. I think I must have turned it off at some point...
Hi there, I needed to verify if someone is who they say they are. I believe they are using false ID to obtain tenancy. Unfortunately I have no evidence to substantiate this, so the police are unable...
i recently sent an item back to ebay , it was faulty , the seller has offered me a refund. ok good. though my original credit card that i bought the item off is now destroyed and cancelled with my...
Hi. A friend was today charged with GBH section 20 and common assault. He isn't hopeful on the common assault as it was in a domestic situation and left a bruise on his partner as he tried to get her...
Hi, I don't log into my email account too often (maybe once every 3 days or so) and find I have dozens and dozens of emails to read, so about 2 weeks ago I decided to unsubscribe from the majority...
I have just read that the parents of 18 children do not claim child benefit. How much would they receive per week if they did claim it?...
Just been scanning my emails and it's definitely another lucky day for me! I've just received £40 from Virgin to play their games; a £100 McDonalds voucher; a tax refund from HM Revenue and Customs...
Doesn't anyone actually string these idiots along wasting their time and taking them away from real potential victims or do we just post the scams for no real reason?
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Dear All, Here is the June edition of Quizzes and Puzzles round up. If you have a new charity quiz feel free to add it to the thread and we will include it in later editions. Please remember it is...
I received a letter from Saga Shareholder Services. It was regarding my dividend payments. I had received a cheque a few weeks ago for the first dividend. With it was a form for me to fill in if I...
i made an email acccount with hotmail.com . i forgot my password. when i opened account i gave my phone number and d.o.b. now it is requesting me to give all kinds of private and weird details like my...
I have a complete, old, broken exhaust from a Clio (it has been replaced with a new one) Is it worth anything to a scrap metal dealer? if so, how much? Thank you
Dear All, Here is the June edition of Quizzes and Puzzles round up. If you have a new charity quiz feel free to add it to the thread and we will include it in later editions. Please remember it is...

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Is it safe to bank online

Asks jellybean A. Yes it is, the banks assure us that our money is as safe in an Internet bank as it is in a high street bank. All banks use safe encryption devices and guarantee the safety of your01:00 Mon 18th Jun 2001

Can TV viewers bet on the outcome of a penalty kick

A. Armchair football fans will soon be able to use their remote controls to bet on games as they are televised. With their handsets, viewers will be able to open accounts and, as the match proceeds,01:00 Mon 24th Sep 2001

OFT Uses Novel Approach To Get Scam Message Across

Although many of us have received scam texts and emails saying we have won a prize most people realise that it is just a ruse to get our details so some criminals can fleece us for all our money. Unfortunately there is still a large proportion out there that is taken in by these villains. Over 3 million UK adults fall...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Is there a way of paying for goods online that avoids the use of a credit card

Asks Zeus A. Credit cards have always been the favoured way of paying for online goods primarily because they were already in circulation when online purchasing took off. But many people remain01:00 Mon 17th Dec 2001

The AnswerBank Terms of Use

The AnswerBank Terms of UseWelcome to The AnswerBank, a free website where you can ask questions and share knowledge by answering other users' questions.The AnswerBank is used by thousands of people all over the world, so the majority of the content on our pages is personal opinion. You should exercise caution when con...13:30 Tue 22nd Mar 2011

The AnswerBank Privacy Policy

The AnswerBank Privacy PolicyThe following provides details about our Privacy Policy. This policy only applies to The AnswerBank website and not to the websites of other companies, individuals or organisations to which we provide links.Why do we need your e-mail address To make sure that all information and responses f...13:30 Tue 22nd Mar 2011

ID Theft 'Can Lead To Blacklisting'

Identity theft can be a distressing crime before its long-lasting effects are even considered. The mere thought that someone could be using your details to take money out of your account, apply for a passport or even commit crimes can be extremely concerning. However, cards can be cancelled, passports can be stopped an...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

A Guide To Business Accounts

Business banking differs from personal banking in multiple ways, so if you are looking for a bank account for your business it is important to know how they work and what is out there on offer. What Is a Business Account A business account is a form of current account (such as the personal ones) that is specific...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

What are Internet casinos and how do they work

Asks Howard PiercyA. Internet casinos are an integral part of Internet gambling, which is essentially the betting, playing and collecting of money via the Internet. Within a virtual casino, or a01:00 Thu 12th Apr 2001

Flexible Saving Is It For You

Many of us put aside a small amount each month from our regular earnings. This could be for the children’s college fund, a new car or just for a rainy day. However, there are an increasing number of savings plans offered by banks and building societies for different types of saving. Those who regularly withdraw ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

I've just received an e-mail offer to invest money in the Nigerian government. I'm a little suspicious. What do you reckon

A. Be very suspicious. Don't touch it. This is an old-fashioned con that's been going for years - but has just been updated on to e-mail. Let me guess. The e-mail says something along the lines of:01:00 Mon 17th Dec 2001

What is an e-directory

asks Brandon A. An e-directory is a portal for online shopping, where every online shop within the directory has been vetted for its credentials and security. Allegedly, it is a safe place to shop on01:00 Mon 27th Aug 2001

A Guide To Prepaid Cards

Since the economic downturn prepaid cards have gained considerable popularity. Worried about sitting on expensive credit, consumers are taking to the prepaid card’s more controlled and manageable approach to finances. This article will introduce you to the basics of using this card. What Is a Prepaid Card ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Is it possible to send an email via telephone

Asks JacksonC A. Yes, it is possible if you have an Amstrad emailer plus phone. Q. What is this A. It is basically a digital telephone, with a keypad and a screen attached to it - which allows you01:00 Mon 04th Mar 2002

Online Shopping: Drawbacks

Shopping online has become ubiquitous in the UK; however even the World Wide Web has some drawbacks. Security and privacy are the main areas of concern when buying online, but with a few simple and easy checks you can ensure a safe shopping spree – with your goods delivered straight to your door. Shopping withou...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Teenagers 'Making Illicit Online Purchases'

Many of us are familiar with shopping online; it can be a great way to save time and money. The goods come right to your door and often you can find fantastic bargains by shopping around. It seems the nation’s children are finding the internet a tempting place to do their shopping as well. Unfortunately, they are...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Take Action To Protect Your Interests

This week has seen the government come clean about two discs that have been lost containing personal information for 25 million child benefits claimants. Naturally this has led to massive criticism of12:33 Fri 23rd Nov 2007

The AnswerBank and Facebook Introduction, FAQ & Staying Safe Guide

AnswerBank users can now log into The AnswerBank with their Facebook accounts should they wish to. For those who aren't already a member of The AnswerBank can now validate their account by signing in with Facebook - although you still need to register with The AnswerBank of course!We understand there may be a lot of qu...17:00 Thu 05th May 2011

Why is it so difficult to get people to pay for Internet content

Asks marmalade A. It is difficult to get the ordinary consumer to pay for information provided on the Internet because it is perceived by most of us as being free, so why pay for it - and sometimes01:00 Wed 19th Dec 2001

How long will it take to drive from Brighton to Manchester, and how would I find out the best route

Asks BorisBru A. The fastest route is by motorway from Brighton following the A3, M25, M40, M42 and the M6 to Manchester. But if there are any road works, accidents, or heavy traffic this might not01:00 Mon 30th Apr 2001

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