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Strange scams 2023
« on: Thursday, 21 December, 2023 @ 15:21:28 »
The strangest scams of 2023
From swooning love notes to mystery gems arriving in the post, we take a look back at the year’s most mystifying cons
We'd all like to think that if we fell for a scam, it would be one of the elaborate ones involving technological trickery we couldn’t hope to detect. But it’s often the simple ones that catch us out.

Every one of us has times when we’re stressed, tired, lonely or in turmoil, where our critical skills abandon us. These moments of vulnerability are exactly what fraudsters seek out.

Each year we round up some of the most eyebrow-raising scams we’ve seen, often sent in by our members and supporters.