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New crackdown on 'bogus' congestion charge websites

Transport for London is planning a new crackdown on 'bogus' congestion charge websites which have been accused of ripping off motorists.

Congestion charge sign in central London Credit: PA

The move follows efforts to persuade search engines like Google to downgrade the websites and give TfL's official payment page more prominence.

Congestion charge sign in central London Credit: PA

These unofficial sites charge unsuspecting customers up to an £8 extra on top of the daily Congestion Charge fee for non-existent 'additional services'.

In some cases the sites have not even paid the Congestion Charge on behalf of customers, resulting in Penalty Charge Notices being issued.

– Transport for London

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