Fraudsters ‘targeting Christmas online shoppers’
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Fraudsters are exploiting Christmas bargain-hunters who have switched to online shopping owing to coronavirus restrictions.
People looking for games consoles, bicycles and clothing may be at a higher risk of encountering a scam, according to banking industry research.
UK Finance, which represents the finance industry, warned of scams when items were never delivered.
The average loss in such cases was £720 in the first half of the year.