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Metro Bank : Twelve Scams of Christmas


10th December 2021

The UK’s community bank, Metro Bank, is raising consumer awareness about the latest scams, together with guidance on how to protect yourself. The rise of online spending during December, combined with consumers being busy and under pressure, directly correlates to the rise of scam attempts. Metro Bank is sharing the 12 most common scams of Christmas to help protect consumers and their families this festive season.

“Fraudsters rely on Christmas being a busy and fraught time to take advantage of consumers, rushing them into making hasty decisions without considering the facts” explains David Craggs, Director of Customer Support at Metro Bank. “A simple rule applies – take a moment to ask the right questions before rushing into anything. Fraudsters are clever, motivated and have all the time in the world. Consumers need to be on…

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