SCAM WARNING: Don't fall victim to these 8 online scams hitting Yorkshire residents right now

The internet is a wonderful thing - but like anything powerful, it can be used for nefarious purposes.

Thursday, 19th January 2017, 7:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th January 2017, 7:46 pm
Online scams

The following is a list of 8 key scams affecting people in Yorkshire right now.

They range from fake bank letters to false invoices and speeding tickets.

They all share one thing in common - they are designed to look real and often imitate genuine correspondence.

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But they all also attempt to grab account details - this is phishing.

If you see any similar scams, tweet @Yorkshirepost and of course, you can report crime to police on 101.