Funds to tackle ‘copycat’ government websites

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National Trading Standards Board has received £120,000 to tackle these websites.

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In the latest TS Today it is reported the National Trading Standards Board has received £120,000 to tackle those websites which often appear of government origin, but exaggerate what they can provide. 

The consumer can generally do a simple ‘DIY’ job to get the service themselves.  The type of websites may be for passport applications, European Health insurance applications and even tax returns.

Unfortunately having paid a sizeable fee the customer still has the government fee on top.

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