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Netflix scam takes advantage of COVID-19 lockdown

Posted: 17/04/20

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic lockdown has led to a surge in viewership of online video streaming services.

New advice launched to combat COVID-19-related food waste

Posted: 16/04/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is assisting with the release of advice created jointly by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to consumers and businesses on how to reduce it.

Holidaymakers affected by COVID-19 cancellations may get redress

Posted: 09/04/20

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, many hotel and travel businesses have refused to refund holidaymakers, with some left out of pocket for large sums. 

Coronavirus quiz data harvesting spreads through social media

Posted: 09/04/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received intelligence about a series of 'COVID-19 Quizzes' spreading on social media. The quizzes claim to test public knowledge about the coronavirus pandemic; however, most of the questions are unrelated to it.

Public warned about new coronavirus charity cons

Posted: 08/04/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received intelligence on a series of new doorstep scams themed around the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.


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