Why you can't trust Google when renewing your driving licence... or applying for a holiday visa
Internet users are being tricked by websites on Google into paying hefty fees for government services that should be free or cost far less.
Drivers renewing their licences and holidaymakers applying for travel visas are most at risk.
When you search for these services on Google, as many as four of the top entries on the first page of the search results are copycats that imitate official websites.
If you click on the links, you are taken to a page that is almost indistinguishable from the real thing.
Typically, copycat sites use the same colours, layout and words. Usually, you do get the... read more
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