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Coronavirus: COVID-19 Scams | Birmingham City Council

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 Scams

Criminals are exploiting fears about Coronavirus (COVID-19) to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends.

National Trading Standards is warning people to remain vigilant following a rise in coronavirus-related scams that seek to benefit from the public’s concern and uncertainty over COVID-19.

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Scams can be difficult to recognise, but there are things you can look out for.

You can use Citizen's Advice online scams helper to get advice that’s specific to your situation.

Visit Citizen's Advice scam checker