As the fraudsters replace telephones with computers the FCA have reported those under 25 are more likely to fall foul of scams offered through social media.

Where a bright, flashy and jargon scripted brochure would land on your doormat after a cold call or in your inbox these brochures are sent across instantly through social media approaches and adverts. 

Whilst the mechanics of the con may change everyone should be mindful the crux remains the same. 

Know the signs and if you do find you have lost money to a scam find out the options open to you.