‘In the News’ Archive

Ask property expert Phil Spencer!

Our Property Report partner Phil Spencer recently took some time out to answer some of the questions that often get asked on Twitter. Check out the video below to see his answers and advice: With more than 25 years of experience in the property sector, Phil Spencer’s tips for buying or renting a house will […]

Move IQ and 192.com’s FindASchool in the Daily Mail

Our schools data featured on the Front Page of the Mail On Saturday: Revealed: Schools turn down children who live ONE MINUTE away with half of secondaries now oversubscribed     You can read the full story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6120195/Schools-turn-children-live-ONE-MINUTE-away-half-secondaries-oversubscribed.html Download a Property Report Here

Leave it to Phil and 192.com

Property Report news from over the weekend! Since we launched our Property Report with Phil Spencer just a few months ago we are happy to say we have helped lots of house hunters get the full facts before making an offer. Buying a property will probably be the largest purchase you ever make, so it’s […]

Scootering classics: Owners Reunited

192.com has been in the news again this week, after helping reunite John, Paul and Conrad who all share the same passion for scooters. The story talks about Paul trying to trace the first owner of his classic Lambretta scooter; “A quick look on 192.com showed that there was indeed a Conrad Morris living at […]

192.com partners with MoveIQ to launch Phil Spencer’s Property Report.

  192.com has partnered with Location, Location, Location presenter Phil Spencer to produce a Property Report that helps empower property hunters, giving them all the information on a property and the local area to make an informed decision. With Phil Spencer’s Property Report, you can instantly access important information about any property in England and […]

200 cybercrime gangs in London alone

An interesting piece in the Evening Standard reports the Metropolitan Police as saying that there are more than 200 organised gangs in London conducting some kind of online or ‘cyber’ fraud. Police warn that these sophisticated operators often use social engineering – a combination of manipulative tricks and psychological techniques – over lengthy periods to […]

Dating scams back in the news

Online dating has opened up a world of possibilities for meeting new people, but it comes with its own new dangers; in particular that you have to be very careful about the identity and intentions of the people that you meet. It could be a systematic scam taking hundreds of thousands, as with this story […]

Cost of UK online fraud ‘£670m’

UK losses from online fraud have hit £670m a year, according to this piece in the Guardian today. Fewer than one-third of victims have reported their losses, according to the survey on which the piece is based, but more than half of those surveyed said that they had suffered from some form of cybercrime in […]

Crime is down – if you exclude online crime!

Official crime stats apparently exclude a range of online offences – and if they were included, the crime rate would actually be going up! That’s according to a piece in the FT, which says that crime rates would be 40% higher if these were included. That just gives you an idea of the scale of […]

Advice on avoiding fraud online

“Put the person’s name into the internet” is one of the useful pieces of advice that you’ll find in this handy piece on avoiding online fraud on ThisIsMoney. It’s well worth a read – and if you’re dealing with someone who’s in the UK, save yourself a bit of time by searching for them directly […]