The Local Government Association has reported that some councils have witnessed a 40% growth in reported scams since the start of COVID-19. Meanwhile, banks are warning that scammers are preying on people’s financial concerns and have named 10 COVID-19 scams you should be wary of. Please stay alert and report anything you believe is suspicious.
If you wish you can read the BBC news story here. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53573408