Coronavirus checks and masks bought by fraudsters on-line

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British companies and people have misplaced greater than £1.86m to coronavirus-related fraud because the disaster started, police have revealed – most of that to bogus corporations promoting non-existent merchandise like masks and sanitisers.

A BBC investigation has discovered criminals in West Africa have arrange lots of of those rip-off web sites within the final month, concentrating on companies, hospitals and care houses looking for to purchase in bulk.

Reporting by Angus Crawford

Camera by Tony Smith