A Return of the Retro Scammers

In this digital age, many of us worry about online scams and fraud. ‘Phishing’ and scam emails are a familiar sight to anyone with an email account, and research for Fraud Prevention Month in 2012 put the UK as the worst hit country in Europe for identity theft. However, while we’re all busy worrying about memorising dozens of different ‘strong’ passwords, and checking that websites are secure, there’s been an increase in some of the more traditional scams of less technologically advanced times. The BBC has reported cases of door-to-door…

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