The £45,000 deposit for our first home was stolen and the banks did nothing

Imagine the horror of losing all to fraudsters who hacked emails and diverted the cash to a bogus accountBack in March, everything was looking good for Nikhil Dudeja. He and his wife Richa were about to buy their first dream home with the £45,500 depos…

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Thousands without mobiles could be frozen out of online payments

Under new fraud rules, codes will be sent to phones, which could leave some users excludedThousands of UK consumers who can’t get a mobile signal at home – or don’t own a mobile phone – face being frozen out of internet shopping as banks are increasing…

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Ex-Unilever boss seeks ‘heroic CEOs’ to tackle climate change and inequality

Paul Polman also supports Bank of England-backed group promoting disability rights The former boss of Unilever is seeking a team of “heroic chief executives” to drive a shift to a low-carbon, more inclusive way of doing business.Paul Polman, who steppe…

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City watchdog admits investment rules too complex for staff

Angry investors at public meeting demand answers from FCA over financial scandals that have lost their moneyThe City watchdog has admitted that its rules are so complex that even its staff may not understand which investment products come under its jur…

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HSBC credit card compensation bill could rise to £11m

HSBC extends scheme to extra 18,500 customers overcharged on debt paymentsHSBC is expected to pay out millions more in compensation to credit card customers who were overcharged when they fell behind with payments. The bank has already paid out around …

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