The internet is used now to do our shopping, banking and socialising; which means scammers also use the internet to try to con us out of money and personal information.
Scams online vary from prize draws, ticket sales to phishing scams and are received via emails, social networking sites, auction sites, adverts or genuine looking websites.
Our Top Tips:
For further advice contact Consumer Direct on 08454 04 05 06 or visit www.direct.gov.uk/consumer
Sign up to Norfolk County Council Trading Standards Scam Alert system at www.norfolk.gov.uk/scams
10th July 2012
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