Checkaco News: top tips on avoiding being ripped off by bogus firms, dodgy companies and rogue traders – the number one tip is do a Checkaco on them first

Buying something expensive online?Before you part with hundreds or even thousands of pounds in either buying or paying a hefty deposit follow these 10 top tips so you don’t lose your hard earned cash:  1 Always do a Checkaco on a business for £7.95 you are about to pay money to. Our credit checks are more […]

Checkaco News: the rip-off student accommodation; the snake-oil saleswoman facing criminal charges; the investment trader up against the serious Fraud Office for fraud; and the invisible pets sold to the public by fraudsters

Student accommodation rip-off Before you pay for your student accommodation to a company (or for your son or daughter) do a credit check with Checkaco. Rogue firms who have contracts with colleges and universities have been providing sub-standard accommodation at high prices but with Covid-19 have in many cases been able to charge rent for rooms that are not […]

Checkaco News: media warning over Rail Europe ticket bookings; fraudsters jailed for selling £36m of worthless carbon credits; the con man who faces porridge in Spain but won’t leave is prison cell in England; and the non-existent holiday homes in Portugal

Warning over Rail Europe tickets bookings Writing in The Guardian newspaper this week Miles Brignall warned travellers not to use Rail Europe. The warning was prompted by a reader who had paid in advance £185 for a ticket to travel by train from Paris to Venice in June last year. Booking through a company called Thello on […]

Checkaco News: Glamour model Katie Price promoted Forex con; don’t get caught out by fake NHS; the phoney booster jab scam; and the rip-off price hikes for break down cover Celebrity model cons her followers

Celebrity glamour model Katie Price was exposed last month to have promoted a Forex scam to her 2.6 million Instagram followers. She failed to reveal she was paid thousands of pounds by rogue Forex trader Josh Chandler according to Jack Newman in the Mail Online. Price claimed not to know it was a con and […]