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Protection from predatory marriages

A Ten Minute Rule Bill put to Parliament in November outlined the need for legislation to close loopholes that allow fraudsters to dupe susceptible people into marriage or civil partnership for their wealth.

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It was prompted by the growing number of elderly people with dementia who ‘fall victim to scammers’ and get married to them, thereby making void their will and disinheriting their families.