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Image caption Christine says victims of scams need to speak up about their experiences. When two men knocked on Christine's door saying her gutters needed cleaning and roof tiles needed replacing she agreed, and handed them £520. That was a mistake. "When they were finished one said he'd give me a certificate for a 10-year guarantee. "But when he went to the van to get it, he just drove off. I looked at the gutters and I could still see the weeds.". The 70-year-old from Sussex never saw the cash again - she had been scammed. "The worst part was that it didn't seem, or feel, like a scam. They looked professional and said they'd completed work on my neighbours' houses," Christine said. SCAMS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN Full story

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