Doorstep Scams Awareness week

What to do if you think it’s a scam

If you are cold called or get a text about things such as loan offers, help with debt problems or accident claims – it is almost certainly a scam.

Make sure you:

 

Related events

  • 08/07/16 All day

    Scams Awareness Month will begin on Monday 4 July

    The theme this year is “listening to your gut feeling.” We are calling on consumers to act on their initial caution and suspicion that often comes when they get an unexpected phone call, email, mailing or knock at the door. We want them to get advice, report scams and tell others about their experience.

    Please use the hashtag #scamaware

  • 11/07/16 - 15/07/16 All day

    Each year millions of people in the UK fall prey to scammers. Some estimates of the total cost of mass-marketed scams are as high as £5 billion. The truth is - with reporting levels as low as 5 per cent - this cost could be far higher.

    Please use the hashtag #scamaware

    The theme this year is “listening to your gut feeling.” We are calling on consumers to act on their initial caution and suspicion that often comes when they get an unexpected phone call, email, mailing or knock at the door. We want them to get advice, report scams and tell others about their experience.

  • 18/07/16 - 22/07/16 All day

    Each year millions of people in the UK fall prey to scammers. Some estimates of the total cost of mass-marketed scams are as high as £5 billion. The truth is - with reporting levels as low as 5 per cent - this cost could be far higher.

    Please use the hashtag #scamaware

    The theme this year is “listening to your gut feeling.” We are calling on consumers to act on their initial caution and suspicion that often comes when they get an unexpected phone call, email, mailing or knock at the door. We want them to get advice, report scams and tell others about their experience.

     

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