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Germany's savers falling into swindlers' laps

Very low interest rates cited for rise in number of such fraud cases


FED up with record-low interest rates, a growing number of Germany's avid savers are throwing caution to the wind and allowing themselves to be lured by funds offering unbelievable returns.

But for many, this has turned out to be a costly mistake.

Uwe Heyn, a 79-year-