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Staycation holiday scams soar, banking watchdog warns

June 26, 2020 at 12:01AM

UK Finance reports surge in fake listings and refund scams for trips cancelled due to Covid-19

Consumers are being warned about a sharp rise in coronavirus-related holiday scams, including a spate of fake caravan and motorhome listings targeting those planning a summer staycation.

The warning from UK Finance, the banking industry body, comes three days after the government announced an easing of the lockdown rules in England aimed at helping to get the tourism sector back up and running.

Continue reading… via Banking | The Guardian

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