Five payment scams to watch out for - and how to avoid them



Did you know that last year saw £755 million lost by British residents, consumers and shoppers to financial fraudsters?
Those figures released by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) may shock you - and rightly so - with experts saying more than three-quarters of all scammers are either operating via cold-calls, or online methods.
In the modern era, where it's quicker to order your child's Christmas present than make a cup of tea, you simply cannot avoid online transactions.
And around 57 per cent of all scam cases recorded came courtesy of phone calls, according to statistics, with an... read more

 
3 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 27
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