Or no longer it’s feared that tens of hundreds of hundreds of kilos of public money has been lost to fraudsters who’re focusing on the British authorities’s Universal Credit rating advantages machine.
The BBC has learnt that the scammers normally fake to be from the local Job Centre. They give to receive money on behalf of claimants in return for a charge.
Their victims normally easiest realise they’ve been duped when their recent advantages end, they’re left in debt and must repay the money to the Govt.
Our Social Affairs Correspondent Michael Buchanan has this new file for the BBC’s News at Ten.
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