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Benefit scams

Online benefit scams “The scammers have, in some cases, been taking as much as £1,000 from victims after secretly claiming £1,500 from universal credit on their behalf. “… In this report, the BBC are warning us all about a spate of social media benefit scams – please be extra vigilant https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48952744#

There’s also help out there to help you identify and manage potential socail media and online scammers, for example this safeguarding information from Which? magazine: https://www.which.co.uk/consumer-rights/advice/how-to-spot-a-social-media-scam