The ability to make purchases, bank, book holidays and make payments on the internet has transformed the way many of us live our lives. Such online transactions, however, are commonly targeted by fraudsters because, unlike actually being at a store checkout or bank counter, we cannot actually see who we are paying our money to.
Most reputable organisations make it as safe as possible for their customers to conduct business with them online. But today’s cybercriminals are highly skilled at creating fake websites, and persuading you to do what they want.
Whether you are shopping, banking, booking or gambling online, this section will tell you how to proceed safely, and give you valuable advice on what to do if you become a victim of online crime.
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