Britons fear being ripped-off online more than gun crime, climate change or even contracting MRSA in hospital, a survey has suggested.

Online fraud worries four out of 10 Britons, according to a survey from 3V, an electronic payments company.

The survey also found 48% of online shoppers had concerns about using their credit or debit cards online.

In addition, one in seven people said they knew someone who had suffered at the hands of internet fraudsters.

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