My husband has received an email from Paypal saying that there is unusual activity in his account. They give a date and the location, which is apparently near New York. They say his account will be...
An ABer has recently received the following e-mail.....it turns out someone is out for a scam - so beware. He/she sent me an e-mail for opinion and I got them the HMRC phishing address - in their...
For some reason my mum's Android phone has stopped sending/receiving emails. A Vodafone shop re-set her email account (Yahoo) but because their Wifi signal was poor they couldn't test. It isn't...
We've got a few announcements about changes to the website over the next week or so. To keep The AnswerBank moving forward into the 21st Century, we will be making a few changes to set live on the 6th...
http://www.theanswerbank.co.uk/Motoring/Question1467089.html Further to my first question above, we wrote as requested, and their reply stated they had issued and sent us repayment, but would...
booked return flight to asia yesterday via skyscanner, bravo flight came up with best return flight so i booked. today i got email stating - Further to our previous communication regarding your...
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...
An ex-colleague has recently confided in me that money was paid into his account following redundancy. Is he obliged to pay this money back and also on what terms - apparently the money was not...

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When I go to my emails I get a box up saying "enter you Outlook password here" I have put the passwords I use in and it comes back with incorrect password. I can not get rid of this box at all what am...
But it seems I have been misled: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/26/nearly-half-of-britons-pay-no-income-tax-as-burden-on-rich-incre/ “Almost half of Britons pay no income tax while the...
I have just received a R.A.N. from the Dept of Transport which I was going to deposit it in my bank account on Monday.A friend told me it is not a cheque (it looks like one to me) but just something...
Is it really necessary to remove your address from any mail you might put in the recycling bin? We are scrupulous about removing address labels from anything we put in our recycle bin. Can someone...
If you had a computer which did not have any facility for getting emails on it, which (free) one would you install please? I have a laptop and an iPad, I presume one installation would work on...
I use gmx mail for my email account. I am unsure how to get it working properly on my android phone. When I went on Google play store and downloaded app, a message said not available in my country. I...
Whats the advice/experience of employees accruing the above benefits when using their own cards to make purchases for/on behalf of their employer?
I have just received a R.A.N. from the Dept of Transport which I was going to deposit it in my bank account on Monday.A friend told me it is not a cheque (it looks like one to me) but just something...
my daughter has had her bank account compromised according to Nat west from her lap top via a virus or whatever. It has virus protection and I also ran Malwarebytes nothing has shown up yet the bank...
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Anyone written a technical "will" ? I am 66 years old and worked in computers all my working life. While now retired I still love technology so we have 3 desktops PCs in the house (plus a couple of...
I havent placed a bet since the ITV 7 accumulator days - I know the whole thigs changed probably out of all recognition but can you still do a basic accumulator and pay tax up front by choice?
I have a spanish phablet, leotec Pulsar and in the notification bar there appears a couple of timy circles which is timeout, what on earth does this mean, I have googled and read (in Spanish) the...
In a Pension credit application one question asked is about other people in the family. It asks for the salary details of family members(outside of the applicants). What does one do if such a person...
I received an email claiming to be from Amazon saying that someone had tried to place an order using my details and I should click on their link to reset my details. I didn't click on the link. Is...
I have just received an E-mail from I-Tunes stating a purchase confirmation for an item. VIZ:- Co pilot premium HD !!!, showing an order number/receipt date/ and cost £15-98. I don't even have an...
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what would they be trying to get, as I use them for hotmailcom? Dear Email User, This is to inform you that on 16th March, 2016, Microsoft Outlook will discontinue support on your account and...
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If you are thinking of buying a mobile phone off ebay (or similar site) I heard about this scam recently. A man saw a new mobile phone on ebay for £350 (unwanted upgrade they said). He offered £350...
I cannot remember my email user name for my emails in windows live mail,anyone know if i can find it somewhere
Last October my husband had a bump in the car. We informed his insurance and sorted all the paperwork etc. Out of the blue 2 weeks ago he received a letter telling him he will receive a summons to...
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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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