Andrew Penman

Andrew Penman

Scam-busting journalist exposing crooks, conmen, fraudsters. Let me know if you've been ripped off. investigate@mirror.co.uk

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Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray

The online discount shopping sites that could cost you again and again

I've been paying £15 a month to a company I didn’t know existed - angry customer

Spam mail tricks vulnerable woman into wasting £10,000 on useless trash

This is a tragic story, warns councillor after scammers fleece an easy target

Simon Stepsys of collapsed get-rich-quick scheme

Promoter denies that The Advert Platform is a get-rich-quick scheme, then asks “Who wants to make a lot of money?"

The Advert Platform has risen from the ashes of My Advertising Pays, which is in a £49million lawsuit

Piotr Kaszubski

Notorious Piotr Kaszubski of Whitetime online free trial teeth-whitening scam held by police

Even Kaszubski's lawyer admits there may be "good grounds" for suing him

What happens when independent financial advice turns out to be from "experts" working for charlatans

Financial advisor treated clients with indifference and contempt

After 20 years of scam-busting, a new law could mean victory for the crooks and the end of my investigations

Conmen exposed in the Press would be able to sue and newspapers would have to pay their legal bill

New press regulation rule would let crooks like Carlos Torregrosa off the hook

Section 40's threat to press freedom will stifle public interest stories as newspapers will be liable for legal costs even if we are in the right

Putting the Con into Congratulations: junk mail from Afibel gives unfair impression you've won this Christmas hamper

The Afibel "hamper" consisted only of a few chocolates, plain biscuits and tiny bottle of win

Investment conman Vijay Bandi faces jail after failing to repay the victims he fleeced

We say that this man is completely dishonest - lawyer describes Bandi

Watch out for fraudsters ready to ambush Amazon shoppers

Online customer paid £820 for a camera but got nothing, not even excuses