Report any traders ‘profiteering’ from COVID-19

London Trading Standards is urging consumers to report any examples they find of unscrupulous traders exploiting the current situation to take advantage of people with unjustified high prices. Examples such as small bottles of hand sanitiser being sold for up to £24.99 each have been reported. The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a
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Beware of COVID-19 scams, warns London Trading Standards

London Trading Standards is encouraging family and friends to help to protect vulnerable residents from potential scams amid reports of fraudsters trying to take advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak. Nationally, there have been reports of frauds relating to the supply of face masks, primarily online; fraudsters trying to persuade people to disclose personal information by
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