Fraud is now at record levels, with more than five million scams costing Brits a mind-boggling £9bn each year. And while there are sensible steps we can all take to protect ourselves, an unfair burden has been placed on the public. We’re urging the government to take the lead and ensure companies safeguard us all from scams.
We’re calling on the government’s Joint Fraud Taskforce to:
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“I was the victim of a scammer, where they phone and say they’re from your bank. I was suspicious and refused to give the info requested, so they suggested I phone the number on the back of my card. I did this and got put through to the same person I’d been speaking to. Problem was, the call hadn’t been ended at their end so when I phoned the number on my card, I was still connected to them.”