Rip-off card fees imposed by airlines, shops and town halls are to be outlawed.
Customers are thought to fork out half a billion pounds a year for the stealth charges.
The voice on the other end of the line claims to be an IRS criminal investigator.
Arrest is imminent if you don’t immediately pay thousands of dollars in back taxes.
A 0.3 per cent cap on interchange fees has also had a limited impact since it was introduced back in December 2015.
Before the new site launches, you are invited to access the current site at "no cost".
Town halls rake in millions with card fees on council tax and parking permit payments.
The DVLA charges a £2.50 flat fee to motorists using a credit card.
British Airways still charges 1 per cent on credit card purchases, having dropped a flat fee of £5 per booking last year.
Experts say large companies should incur costs of no more than 0.6 per cent on a credit card purchase.
FOR AS LONG as there have been telephones, there have been crooks trying to call and steal your money.