You’ll find the latest scams here as we become aware of them. Bookmark or regularly visit this page so you can keep one step ahead of fraudsters.
Investments scams – communications with people offering high return investments using what appears to be genuine process, language and jargon. Be wary of unsolicited investment ‘offers’
Text messages – these can some from organisations you know, such as; banks, HMRC, NHS, Royal Mail and contain a link which directs people to fake sites to reveal their personal information.
Safe accounts – Fraudsters pose a bank or even the police telling people that their money is at risk and to move their money to a ‘safe’ account immediately.
Keyworker scams – this is where key workers are offered rewards for their work in an attempt to gain their personal information. Be wary of unsolicited gifts or offers
HMRC – people are called by someone claiming to be from HMRC, advising that they are wanted for tax fraud and have a fine to pay.