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Lloyds Bank issues warning on scam which can cause ‘serious harm’ to your phone | Personal Finance | Finance

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Scams are unfortunately rife, and Britons will need to concentrate on these to guard themselves. Lloyds Bank can be issuing guidance to assist individuals, and the most recent note involves smartphone users. 

The scam specifically targets anyone who has an Android device reminiscent of Samsung, OnePlus and Google Pixel.

These devices include Google Play, which helps people to download applications on their phone that are needed for each day use.

Sadly, fraudsters are putting apps with hidden viruses on Google Play, and this will be any sort of app.

This will include apps for QR codes, which many individuals use incessantly.

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Individuals can even report a criminal offense or get general advice from the national crime reporting service, Motion Fraud. 

The bank states: “Scams are available all sizes and styles, from dodgy emails to fake sites.

“They keep changing to try to trick you. Stay one step ahead by learning concerning the latest scams.”

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