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Ben Hanlin TV magician on scams & fraud

The Big Afternoon Show

Friday, 8 September 2023 - 9 minutes

Ben Hanlin TV magician on scams & fraud 

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE MOST CONFIDENT BUT LEAST PREPARED TO TACKLE FRAUDSTERS

 Despite 91% of young adults feeling confident that they would be able to spot a fake request for personal information online, new research from UK Finance’s ‘Take Five to Stop Fraud’ campaign suggests it’s actually young adults who are the most at risk group

While almost half of 18-24 year olds have been targeted by impersonation scammers, 52% admit having shared personal information or making a payment as a result of the request

Ben Hanlin, magician and trickster by trade, is raising awareness of the financial threat to young people and reminding them to Stop, Challenge and Protect when faced with potential scams

Ben chats to Daz 

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