It’s Glastonbury 2016 this weekend, probably the most well-known of the many summer festivals full of revelry, music and (hopefully) sunshine.
From black-clad teenagers to an family taking a ‘different’ holiday, they all want to get away from it all and stop worrying about the daily grind.
However, if you are going to this or other summer festivals, it’s worth remembering that fraudsters like to strike while your guard might be down – so it pays to remember some tips to keep your identity safe while you rave.
There are a number of things that you can do to protect yourself against online fraud. Here, real-life victim of fraud Chris tells us his story, and Hannah from Experian explains how we were able to help him. She also explains what steps all of us can take to help protect ourselves from online fraud.
- Be careful where you click – It’s best to use websites that you know and trust. Always look for a security padlock icon in the top left hand corner of a page before you register financial or personal information on a website. If an online deal sounds too good to be true, it quite probably is.