Every two minutes of every day, someone in the UK is ripped off by a fraudster or loses money to an online crime.
Households are falling prey to investment conmen, cold callers who petrify their victims into thinking they’ve been robbed, fake websites, pension crooks and online bandits who dupe people into giving away their personal details.
And these are just the crimes that are reported. Staggeringly, only 5 per cent of the 19,000 frauds reported every month are being solved. At some point, every one of us is likely to become a victim of this modern-day crimewave.
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