Citizens Advice are currently running a campaign to empower people to ‘Be Scam Aware’ and know what they should do if they see a scam.
Visit Citizens Advice for what to do to check for a scam here.
Here are links to the scams we have heard about since the virus has taken hold:
New Phone Scam
Covid-19 Scam Alert
Coronavirus Door-to-Door Scam Alert
Beware of Coronavirus Scams
A list of things to be wary about and how to protect yourself from the Alzheimer’s Society can be seen here.
You can also see scams we have come across over the past few years here.
How to report a scam
- Contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline to seek advice and report cases
- Action Fraud is the reporting service for fraud and cyber crime
- Online training to guard against scams is available from Friends Against Scams