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Americans have lost nearly $500 million to Covid-related scams since the start of the pandemic, according to Federal Trade Commission data.
Around 327,000 people filed a fraud complaint to the federal agency between Jan. 1, 2020 and July 8 this year, the data shows.
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Victims lost a combined $488 million, according to the Commission. The typical person lost $366.
While fewer seniors have been duped relative to other age groups, their losses are almost three times higher — the typical person over age 80 lost $1,000 to…