TSB has announced a new “fraud refund guarantee” to ensure its 5.2 million customers are protected if they are an innocent victim of a scam.
Technology which enables HSBC customers to access bank accounts using their voice as a password has prevented over £300 million falling into the hands of fraudsters since it launched in the UK.
Police have issued a fresh warning over phone scams after fraudsters stole almost £35,000 from three Deeside pensioners.
A Buckie shopworker has been praised for stopping an elderly couple from being scammed out of hundreds of pounds.
A pensioner who was almost tricked by fraudsters into buying iTunes vouchers to pay off fake debt was saved from losing hundreds of pounds thanks to a quick-thinking shop manager.
Fraudsters have targeted individuals and businesses in the north with letters, texts, calls and online, prompting police to warn people to be on their guards.
Trading standards teams in Moray have declared war on scammers and rogue traders blighting the region.
Police in Aberdeen have asked the public to be wary of phone scams after a number of reported incidents in recent weeks.
An Aberdeen woman conned out of thousands of pounds by mail and telephone scammers has had £20,000 returned to her.