One in three Britons targeted by scammers since the start of coronavirus crisis, Citizens Advice reveals

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Legal charity has seen a 19 per cent spike in the number of visitors coming to its website in recent months looking for advice from experts

Legal charity Citizens Advice is advising Britons to remain vigilant as scammers are trying to target more people during Covid-19 lockdown. Last week, the charity disclosed the findings of a new...

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