Research commissioned by Barclays Bank reveals that almost half of SMEs have been targeted by fraudsters, and one-in-four of these has fallen victim.
Where businesses are caught out, the average cost is £35,000.
To mark Scams Awareness Month, Will Hayhurst of Cumbria Trading Standards looks at what businesses can do to protect themselves against the fraudsters.
Barclays is hosting a webinar on Thurday June 21st, at 10.30am, to explain what fraud is, discuss emerging trends and share tips on staying safe online.
To register for the webinar, click here.
To report fraud or attempted fraud, contact Action Fraud.
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