Scams rocket by 33% during the pandemic
Fraudsters have thrived amid the uncertainty caused by lockdowns and a surge in online shopping, resulting in victims losing more than £2.3bn.
We explore which categories of fraud have been growing the fastest, which cost victims the most money, and how fraud varies across age groups and regions.
The fastest growing scams
Fake giveaways on Facebook
We’ve found social media ads for fake competitions on Facebook that are...