In a storyline broadcast in February, conman Lewis secretly prints off Gail’s bank details from her computer before blackmailing her daughter-in-law, Kylie, into revealing Gail’s log-in and password. Lewis then uses this information to withdraw £40,000 from Gail’s account.
Yet Gail isn’t alone in failing to keep her online banking details safe. A Pay Your Way survey revealed that one in three people admit sharing online login details with someone else.
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