Coronavirus-related fraud causes losses of £970,000

Nearly £1m lost already

Hannah Godfrey
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"Unscrupulous scammers will already be plotting ways to take advantage during what for many will be a time of serious financial strain" - AJ Bell's Tom Selby.
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"Unscrupulous scammers will already be plotting ways to take advantage during what for many will be a time of serious financial strain" - AJ Bell's Tom Selby.

Almost £1m of coronavirus-related fraud has been reported to Action Fraud, according to the national crime and fraud reporting centre.

There have been 105 cases of Covid-19-related fraud cases reported to Action Fraud since February 1 2020, and total losses of around £970,000.  The first coronavirus report was received by Actio...

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