Facebook may not pay as much tax in the UK as some think it should do. It may have allowed Cambridge Analytica to access the data of millions of its users without their express permission. And it may be a source of infinite distraction when you’re trying to get a piece of work done. But […]

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This is a text scam which is apparently in circulation at the moment and the prize is an iPhone XS or sometimes an iPhone XS Max. That makes it something of a classic scam, because iPhones frequently feature in fake prize promotions of all sorts (the scammers don’t seem to be using the iPhone 11 […]

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Facebook win a car scam

At Prizeology we know what makes a good prize. We know that holidays are always very popular, the latest technology always goes down well, and giving away a lot of vouchers can be very successful. Unfortunately, we’re not the only people who know what makes a good prize. Scammers are well aware of what people […]

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When I warn loyal readers of this blog about specific scams they tend to be on Facebook or sometimes WhatsApp, but this time I’m going to tell you about a particularly pernicious scam that’s pulling people in on YouTube. Scammers have been impersonating popular YouTubers by creating fake accounts which mimic genuine accounts, and sending […]

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I’m sure you’d agree, they came across as a lovely couple. In fact, my immediate thought was that it couldn’t happen to nicer people. I’m talking about Frances and Patrick Connolly from Northern Ireland, who won £115 million in the new year Euromillions jackpot. Now I would definitely tick the ‘no publicity box’, but apparently […]

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