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Video: Personal details handed over in telephone scam

Around one-quarter of UK adults are at risk of a growing telephone scam involving them being tricked into handing over their personal details to a conman posing as a legitimate body such as their bank or the police. Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) said it has seen a £36 million increase over the last year in crimes involving either online and phone banking, purchases made online and over the phone or criminals filling out fraudulent applications.

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