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A new ‘mycarcheck’ survey of British motorists shows half of all used buyers encounter phishing. With recent Home Office figures in Britain revealing a near 50 per cent increase in vehicle thefts over the last five years (up from 75,308 in 2013-14 to 111,999 in 2017-18), a new mycarcheck survey highlights the shocking extent of online phishing scams.
There has been a marked increase in online used vehicle scams and with that in mind, the following editorial details information of which to take note when seeking to purchase a used vehicle.
May has arrived and Galway is still experiencing dreadful bouts of rain, wind, and cold.
The public have been warned to be on the alert for a major phone scam that has been ongoing over the past while. The crooks involved are ringing people, who will hear distressed screaming or shouting in the background. The line then goes dead. If the number is called back, it can drain the victim's phone of top-up credit, or add a large fee to the phone bill.