Urgent warning as ‘cost of living scams’ on the rise

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Banks have warned UK residents about a number of new ‘cost of living scams’ currently doing the rounds across Britain. 

The latest scams involve fraudsters trying to take advantage of people struggling as prices soar. 

Scammers will often pose as local council ‘officials’, members of energy companies or retailers offering too-good-to-be-true discounts, or direct you to fake loan websites or offers.

Barclays bank has shared some important information for people to be aware of when faced with fraudsters.


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Local government scams

The government has recently announced a range of measures to help families with the rising cost of living.

If someone calls you pretending to be from the council and asks for your bank details so they can give you a refund, hang up.

If they text or email you, don’t click on any links. Councils will never call or email…

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