YOUR MONEY | Cybercrime and fraud: Don’t be taken for a ride

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What would we do without our electronic devices? These days most people use their phones and computers to run just about every aspect of their lives – from their banking to their diaries, it’s all there.

But unfortunately con men have worked out clever ways to hack into these devices or to trick you into allowing them access so they can help themselves to your hard-earned cash.

Here’s what you need to know to avoid becoming a victim.

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