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Scams

Scams are schemes to con you out of your money. Look for signs to watch out for if you look after someone who could be vulnerable to scams.

Find out about types of scam and how to spot and report them using the Citizens Advice website

Report a mail scam

A mail scam is a misleading or deceptive business practice where someone receives unwanted or uninvited contact and false promises are made to con the victim out of money.

Take five to stop fraud

Take five is a national campaign offering straight forward and impartial advice to help people protect themselves against financial fraud, including email deception and phone based scams as well as online fraud.

Which? Scam advice

Sign up for scam email alerts on the Which? website.