Webinar: ‘Consumer Rights, Scams and Coronavirus’: Christine Riefa, Brunel University, 2 April 2020 11am

At difficult times, countries pull together. Or so you would think. This webinar explores the darker side of our national emergency. It explores how scammers and unscrupulous retailers are exploiting the crisis. Boxes of eggs at £9.99 in the corner shop, pasta on Amazon for £25 a packet, fake vaccines sold on the doorstep … We explain the practices, how to spot and avoid them. We also look at the work that consumer associations and enforcers are doing to protect the public and reflect on the role of consumer law to protect the vulnerable at this difficult time … (more, registration)

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