• February 18, 2016 - Sarah Lewis

    While the world wide web has opened up a whole new realm of new possibilities, providing unprecedented connection between people, products and information from endless points across the world, it has also given fraudsters a new channel of operation. Sadly, the internet is one of the numerous instruments utilised by… Read More

  • February 17, 2016 - Jack Evans

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has warned drivers across the country after a flurry of spam emails were sent out pretending to be from the driving organisation. The emails, which gave motorists ‘fixed penalty receipts’, was reported to have been received by a number of motorists. The DVSA has… Read More

  • October 15, 2015 - Sophie Williamson Stothert

    Devious motorists who turn to car cloning in a bid to outwit police automated number plate recognition (ANPR) systems, are becoming an increasing menace to used car owners. Predominantly a car is cloned to disguise the identity of a stolen car, which is then sold on for a quick buck…. Read More

  • July 21, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    Police in London’s affluent borough of Kensington and Chelsea have sent letters to local owners of valuable supercars and top of the range 4x4s warning them that their cars are most at risk of being targeted by criminals. Police officers are advising owners of high-end cars to use steering wheel… Read More

  • June 2, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    With car security systems getting ever more sophisticated, thieves are having to get increasingly ingenious in their quest to deprive motorists of their pride and joy. By and large, new cars are usually impossible to steal without the keys – something that has led to a rise in burglaries and… Read More

  • April 2, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    Drivers renewing their car tax disc over the Internet are falling prey to copycat websites that charge spurious additional transaction fees. With car tax administration increasingly taking place online, a number of websites have sprung up offering the renewal service, but often with charges of as much as £40 being… Read More

  • February 26, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    Advertising in the classifieds is usually the quickest way to sell your car and for the best price. To the uninitiated, however, it can be a daunting experience, made worse by the risk posed by criminals looking to exploit unprepared vendors. Follow top tips to ensure your car sale… Read More

  • February 21, 2014 - Daljinder Nagra

    The classified ads can be a quick route to getting your ideal wheels at the right price. However, while buying a car from a private seller can be incredibly quick and convenient, it’s easy to get your fingers burned if you don’t do your homework. Follow our top tips to… Read More

  • February 19, 2014 - Sarah Lingard

    While there tends to be more risk in buying a car, private sellers are not immune to being targeted by fraudsters. To help you avoid falling victim to a crime, here are our top five things to know when selling your car: As a private seller, you are responsible for… Read More

  • February 19, 2014 - Sarah Lewis

    Buying a car can sometimes feel like navigating a minefield when it should be a fun and exciting experience. To make the process simpler and help you find ‘the one’ without the Carfuffle, here are our top five tips on what to do – and not do – when searching… Read More

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