Watch out, there's a scammer about

Monday, 18 October 2004, 2:12 PM EST

The British government has unveiled a new website to help punters "wise up to scams". Coinciding with the beginning of National Consumer Week, the consumer direct site has been created to provide help and advice for anyone who has been the victim of a scam.

The site contains info about a range of stuff including premium rate phone line cons and dodgy mobile and email spam. The site will also keep tabs on new scams as they emerge to warn people to be on their guard.

By Tim Richardson at The Register.

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