Checkaco News: festival ticket scams, timeshare alert, avoid dodgy builders and one easy tip on how to spot a fake website

Festival ticket scamWith the Covid-19 restrictions set to be lifted this spring the highly popular rock music Reading Festival is to be staged at the end of August.Already the event has been sold out with all tickets sold in advance through the official website but that hasn’t stopped dodgy firms from selling non-existent tickets to desperate […]

Checkaco News: stories of rogue printers, puppy scammers, a bank that lost jewellery and a hotel that went bust and won’t refund wedding reception deposits – always do a Checkaco first before paying a deposit

In this age of lockdowns there are fake businesses out there online posing as legitimate firms. They always ask for deposits but never supply the goods. Or there are thousands of firms set to go bust and will hang onto your deposit – for a wedding, a conservatory or a car – and then go […]

Every year hundreds of builders with poor credit ratings go bust taking with them their customers’ cash deposits

Many people lose their cash deposits to building firms when they go out of business before any work has begun. All firms have tell-tale credit histories which reveal if they can be trusted with your money. Checkaco’s credit checks are accurate and up to date so you can spot if the builder you choose is safe […]