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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.

New COVID-19 coronavirus scam voucher doing the rounds

Posted: 03/04/20

The past three weeks have seen umpteen scams themed around the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK. 

UK most targeted nation for COVID-19 spam email

Posted: 02/04/20

According to research by Trend Micro, a multinational cybersecurity and defence company, the UK is the most heavily targeted nation for COVID-19 Coronavirus-related email spam.


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