YOUR MONEY | 7 scams students should look out for

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Whether they’re first-years or postgrads, students are an easy target for scamsters. These scams vary from selling books that don’t exist to prize money for competitions that never happened. Here are a few common scams to look out for.

Don’t get caught: If an estate agent is provided as a contact, search online to see if the person really exists, and if they really are an estate agent. Or call the agency and ask.

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