Fake solicitors; Paul Pester, chief exec of TSB
Consumer news with Peter White. How fake solicitors are scamming people out of the entire cost of their home, and the woman who hasn't had an electricity bill for 20 years.
The house buyers scammed out of the entire cost of their home by bogus solicitors.
The boss of TSB explains why there'll be no giveaways to entice new customers.
Plus, the woman who hasn't had an electricity bill for twenty years. How did it happen and how much does she owe?
Presenter: Peter White
Producer: Joel Moors.
A scam run by fake solicitors has cost some families hundreds of thousands of pounds.
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