|ALL scams are despicable and so are the scammers who are using the current pandemic to their advantage
- There has been a 66% increase in scams.
- 1 in 3 are receiving scams.
- However, it is so under reported, that the figures don’t reflect the true picture.
- Please DO NOT be afraid to admit falling victim to a scam and ALWAYS report a scam to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040
- Or report online to Action Fraud https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/
- If you report a scam, you might help to prevent other people from becoming victims too
Here’s a reminder of some of the latest scams to be aware of
- Any vaccination scam
- Track and Trace
- Lockdown loneliness – puppy scams/romance scams
- Internet provider
- Subscription – example Netflix, Amazon
- Doorstep liars
- Banking scams
- Delivery scams
- HMRC scams
Why not become a “Friends Against Scams Champion” and click the link below to follow the simple and short online learning video.
I did the online learning video so that I could brush up on my scam awareness skills to help to protect myself and others.