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A fake council warden roamed the streets of London and issued out tickets in a hilarious prank which caught out passers by.

Reactions were caught on a hidden camera as the warden approached unsuspecting residents taking selfies at Westminster Bridge and asked them to pay £2 for a "selfie surcharge."

Meanwhile, those enjoying the sunny winter's day on a bench were called up to pay on the spot "park bench sitting fees" and "pavement maintenance costs."

Dressed head to toe in a council warden's clothing, the imposter asked the public to pay ludicrous fees for all sorts of free-time activities, whether it was clamping down on tourist selfies at Westminster Bridge or charging joggers for the right to run in a London park.

Company Relish, who are behind the stunt, said it serves to highlight the hidden charges imposed on consumers by broadband providers.

Will Harnden, chief marketing officer at Relish, said: “Our video, although intentionally light-hearted, demonstrated that people do feel aggrieved and confused if they are hit with unexpected charges and price hikes.

"As Brits face more cost increases in the coming months, we hope the message in the video encourages customers to check the terms of their broadband contract before they sign it.”