Fraudsters target victims on social media
Online scams involving modelling, cryptocurrencies and fake tickets are among the rising threats posed by fraudsters, consumers have been warned.
National Trading Standards, the body at the frontline of UK consumer protection, also sounded a warning about illegal skin lightening creams that can threaten users' health.
Its annual Consumer Harm Report details more than 100 criminal convictions.
Those convictions put fraudsters behind bars for a record total of 230 years.
Lord Toby Harris, chair of National Trading Standards, said the report highlighted the evolving threats facing both... read more
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