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Essex Trading Standards 14m
Suspect a vulnerable or elderly individual has fallen victim to a scam or doorstep crime? Intervene! Call us via 03454 040506
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ScamFreeAngus 15m
Read Isobel’s story about her mother, Evelyn, who was caught out by postal and phone scams losing more than £80,000 over 20 years.
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ScamFreeAngus Jan 22
Hang up on any requests for personal or financial information
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Hertfordshire Trading Standards 21h
Don't forget, if you've been targeted by a scam others will have been. and spread the word to friends, family and neighbours
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TradingStandardsScot 18h
Be if you receive a letter saying that you have won money in a lottery. Never phone any numbers provided in these letters and never give out any personal details. Find useful information about spotting scams at
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Trading Standards 57m
Do you know who's really calling you? It might look like your bank's on the line, but it could be a criminal. Find out about number spoofing from this article.
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TradingStandardsScot Jan 18
Several consumers have recently been called by ‘their bank’ and told a payment of £600 has been sent overseas from their account. - if you’re worried, call your bank from a different phone using the number on your statement.
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FriendsAgainstScams Jan 16
Anybody can be caught by a scam. Read this article to find out more about an incredibly deceptive bank scam >
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National Trading Standards Scams Team 52m
Increasingly, online games involve spending real money to purchase in-game property. Have a read of this information around staying safe and when online gaming from >
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Essex Trading Standards Jan 21
Please take extra care when buying tickets from social media, following reports that fraudsters are using fake profiles to steal thousands of pounds. Spot the signs of ticket fraud:
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LincsTradingStandard Jan 16
Please remind elderly or vulnerable friends, family or neighbours not to buy or agree to services from cold callers. Don't assume a leaflet means its a genuine reliable trader. If work is required use a recommended trader & get quotes in writing first
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TSecrime 2h
RT : Cold called and asked for your details. Hang up. It's a scam.
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Lincs Police Rural Crime Team🚜🚓 Jan 20
Just received this text
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Finders International (HeirHunters) Jan 15
RT Friends Against Scams has developed a scams awareness session designed to be delivered to schools and youth groups for children aged 8+. If you would like to find out more on how to make others contact the team at:
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Essex Trading Standards 24h
It is Clean Up Your Computer Month, so have a quick check to make sure you have up-to-date anti-virus and security software installed on your computer, to guard against fraudsters
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FriendsAgainstScams Jan 22
50 top tips to help you stay clued-up on scams this year >
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Essex Trading Standards Jan 22
Follow these simple steps to stay
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ScamFreeAngus Jan 20
Under no circumstances would a genuine bank or some other trusted organisation force you to make a financial transaction on the spot; they would never ask you to transfer money into another account for fraud reasons.
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Suffolk Trading Standards 3h
Stop junk mail by registering with the Mailing Preference Service ( )
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West Mercia OCC Jan 21
We are currently receiving a number of calls from people who have had callers claiming to be from HMRC. HMRC will never call you to inform you there is a warrant out for your arrest.
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