Animal lovers looking for pets in lockdown defrauded nearly £300,000, study reveals

Criminals have stolen nearly £300,000 from 669 animal lovers looking for pets during the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to national fraud and cyber crime agency, Action Fraud, criminals have continued to “take advantage” of the coronavirus pandemic to commit fraud after animal lovers have put down deposits for pets they have seen advertised online.

Related Articles
Back to top button