Caversham Computers has received the following report from Action Fraud, which warns of a rise of fraud relating on online shopping in the run up to Christmas.
- Action Fraud Christmas shopping reports rise by over a quarter in 2016
- 15,423 people reported being a victim of shopping fraud
- Online auction fraud accounted for 65% of reports
- Victims reported losing over £16 million in total, 45% more than the year before
- Men aged 20-29 most commonly fall victim