We have carefully selected relevant news stories that you should be aware of from April 2019.
15th April 2019: TSB pledges refunds for fraud victims. TSB has pledged to refund customers who become victims of any type of fraud, claiming it is the first UK bank to do so (Credit Strategy).
4th April 2019: Five gaming firms in breach of ASA rules on under-18 gambling ads. Evoke Gaming, Unibet, Multilotto and PlayOJO identified by ASA as producing ads that target minors. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned adverts belonging to five gambling operators after an investigation found they were being shown on child-friendly websites. The ASA investigation was conducted with the use of a “child avatar” which aimed to simulate children’s browsing activity online (Source).
2nd April 2019: Treasury Committee – the latest evidence from the Economic Crime inquiry; Mark Tingey, Head of Financial Crime Operations, Metro Bank, Ruth Evans, Chair, Authorised Push Payments Scams Steering Group and Richard Lloyd, Independent Adviser, Authorised Push Payments Scams Steering Group.
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