Can you get money back after being scammed?
If youve fallen victim to a scam and lost money, heres what you can do to try to get it back. If you made a payment with a debit or credit card, you may be able to ask your bank to help get your money back through whats called a chargeback.
Will banks refund scammed money?
Contact your bank immediately to let them know whats happened and ask if you can get a refund. Most banks should reimburse you if youve transferred money to someone because of a scam. This type of scam is known as an authorised push payment.