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Scams Ahoy!!!!

Police and banks are warning consumers about an expected rise in scams amid Black Friday sales. Crime over the period last year defrauded online shoppers in Britain of £2.5m. More than £15m was lost through fraud around Christmas in 2020, up by 61% from 2019. There were more than 28,000 reports of scams costing an average of more than £500. Younger people are likely to be at risk, with over 25% of reports to the coming from 20-30 year olds and more than 50% of scams involving electronic goods, the Guardian reported.

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