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Take Five to Stop Fraud!



It’s important not to let the criminals rush or panic you into making a decision that you later come to regret - take your time to check the information in front of you. With fake news articles on the internet and in the press promoting remedies, cures and false advice around coronavirus, it’s also important to only share articles from trustworthy sources. If you are in any doubt, then visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus or www.who.int/ for updates and information.


Are you Scam Savvy?

We all think we know the how to avoid scams but it's big business and scammers invest a great deal of time, money and effort to stay ahead of efforts to stop them. Take the test here:


https://takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/

Taking Advantage

Scammers take advantage of our concerns and insecurities to pressure us into making bad snap decisions. The Coronavirus crisis provides the perfect opportunity for scammers to take advantage of:

https://takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/coronavirus-fraud-and-scams/


Other Resources

Action Fraud

https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/covid19


National Cyber Security Centre

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/

Which?

https://www.which.co.uk/news/2020/04/coronavirus-scams-how-to-spot-them-and-stop-them/


Good Housekeeping

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/consumer-advice/a31702083/coronavirus-scams-fraud/

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