Clara Nicol received letters from people claiming to be clairvoyants
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Trading Standards warns of increase in scams

Trading Standards warns people to be vigilant as the number of scams, especially involving fortune tellers and bogus relationships, are rising.

The Department of Enterprise estimates NI consumers are losing £100m a year to international fraudsters through postal, email, text and phone scams.

Belfast pensioner Clara Nicol said she lost almost £1,000 when she began responding to scam mail.

She spoke to BBC News NI's Kevin Magee.

  • 14 May 2015