Trading standards advice regarding COVID-19 scams
Battling online COVID-19 scams with facts.
So...friends and family are sending you all sorts of (mis)information about COVID-19: here's some advice for telling fact from fiction, along with tips for communicating with others. "Be patient, kind, deliberate, and fact-based. More people will listen."
This article has a list of some common scams, plus a reminder to secure your online identity!
Protect your WhatsApp and other groups from scammers and spammers through human verification reCAPTCHA and password-protection (op
Tripwire is a private security company that is sharing weekly summaries of COVID-19 related scams. Much of the round-up is US
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This so-called recruitment company is a scam. They pretend to offer you a job and demand money for 'training'.