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Online scams: Spot the warning signs | 4 steps to fitter feet

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Online scams: Spot the warning signs | 4 steps to fitter feet

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Dear Mr

You might be concerned about the recent news coverage of major cyber-crime attacks hitting the UK – especially if like so many of us, you use a computer or smartphone to shop, bank or keep in touch with friends online. 

It’s estimated that a staggering £670 million a year is taken from victims of online scams. Take these precautions to protect your computer from being a target and make sure you’re clued up on these five common scams:

Spot the signs of an online scam

Best wishes, 

Sophie, Age UK

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