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Fraudsters are targeting UK farmers as unwitting middlemen in an international farm machinery scam which is costing victims thousands of pounds. The scam involves creating fake websites using business details based on real farms. The websites are then used to advertise non-existent tractors and equipment for sale at bargain prices –  luring in victims who pay hefty deposits for farm machinery that doesn’t exist. See also: Farmers told to consider insurance cover for cybercrime Philip Weston, of Hartwell Park Farm, Northampton, […]