YOUR MONEY | Be wary of these internet scams

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The Covid-19 pandemic, joblessness and the holiday season all give crooks an opportunity to trick consumers.

When people are under financial pressure and have to live frugally they’re more likely to fall for gimmicks about saving or making money.

Often social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are used to put out the bait with clickable links that can download viruses onto your computer or cellphone.

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