Scam and fraud statistics are on the increase
- 14.5 million people believe they are targeted by scams each year
- 2.5 million people falling victim each year
- Losing more than £3.5 billion a year
- 72% don’t tell friends or family
- Report it
- Ask for advice
Action Fraud – phone 0300 123 2040 or www.actionfraud.police.uk.
Citizen Advice Consumer Helpline – phone 03454 04 05 06
Download our factsheet here.
Telephone preference Service
Premium rate phone scams – Phonepay Plus phone 0800 500 212
(This is the official organisation set up to regulate phone-paid services in the UK)
Scam mail- phone 0845 703 4599 The Mailing Preference Service (MPS) allows you to have your name and address removed from mailing lists.