Consumer Protection in the UK – they must be having a laugh, surely?

In years gone by (decades now) the British authorities saw an essential need to protect the ordinary working person from the sharks of the world that set out to rip them off, cheat them, defraud them, or sell them inferior, dangerous or shoddy goods. It all used to work quite well here didn’t it? Consumers […]

Short code mobile phone telephone number 41117

Alas, one of the family has started to receive text news alerts on a mobile, despite not having subscribed to any such (or other) service. It isn’t clear yet what charges are being made to the phone account, but they will not be accepted! It appears to be some sort of scam, but if so […]