Britons have been told to beware of 'landbanking' scams after figures released today showed that they had doubled in just two years.
The details released by the Insolvency Service found that the scams, which see investors sold worthless plots of land, had gone up from 15 in 2009 to 30 this year.
The figures also showed that 67 per cent of victims were aged over 50 and above, while 44 per cent were aged over 60.
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