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Authorised Push Payment Fraud

Our push payment fraud solicitors understand the need to act quickly

Let's act quickly and decisively to help you take back control.

If you have been targeted by an illegal bank transfer or online scam then you need to speak to an expert quickly.

Authorised Push Payment Frauds, more commonly known as bank transfer scams or online scams, have become the crime of choice for financial fraudsters. Criminal gangs use sophisticated systems to target individuals who are transferring money, must commonly by purporting to be a trusted adviser such as a lawyer, conveyancer, or IFA.

Innocent victims are commonly asked to transfer cash in order to complete transactions or to secure investments and the money will disappear before the fraud comes to light.

Whether you have lost several thousands pounds or a much larger sum to a push payment fraudster, we are able to help you recover your lost money.

Our push payment fraud solicitors are experienced and level-headed and they understand the need to act quickly and decisively to help you take back control.

  • Get your money back after being scammed online
  • Challenge a bank who refuses to refund your payment
  • Claim push payment fraud compensation

Contact our specialist push payment fraud solicitors.

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What can I do if I am the victim of push payment fraud?

If you are the victim of a push payment fraud then there are steps that you can and must take right now:. We are able to offer immediate assistance and we recommend you call us at an early stage, not only will we help you gain control of your situation but we can also help you place yourself in the best possible position should you need to challenge any decisions.

Here is our step by step for victims of push payment fraud and online scams:

  1. Contact your bank and the bank where the money was sent. You must do this now as the money may be recoverable
  2. Contact a solicitor with experience of push payment fraud consumer cases
  3. Check if your bank has signed up to the voluntary Authorised Push Payment Scam Code
  4. Report the fraud to the police at www.actionfraud.police.uk
  5. Make a formal complaint to your bank in line with the Code
  6. If your bank is not signed up to the code you should still make a formal complaint to your bank and any other banks or financial institutions involved
  7. If your claim is rejected then you may be able to challenge the decision through the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)
  8. And finally, do not take “no” for answer

Should you have any difficulty with any of these steps, please contact one of our team who will be happy to help.

My bank has rejected my push payment fraud claim - what else can I do?

We are finding that banks are frequently rejecting push payment fraud claims. If they do then we are experienced at challenging decisions directly and through the Financial Ombudsman Service. We will do so constructively, but if necessary we are able to make firm and decisive challenges to help you recover your money.

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