Aviva calls for gov't intervention to stop search engines promoting financial scams

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Financial services giant Aviva has called on the UK government to act now to stop the rise in the number of financial scams, insisting that it uses its powers to stop search engines promoting such scams. The scale of fraud has accelerated through the coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in a deluge of opportunities for fraudsters over the last year. Aviva's research found two-in-five (42%) people have been targeted by a covid scam. This is a 91% increase over the last year in the number of people who reported receiving emails, texts, phone calls and other communications mentioning...

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Gary Robinson

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