Financial crime has always been around, with technology advances there has never been more ways to communicate with friends, families or even businesses. But this also applies to contact from fraudsters and financial criminals.
In any conversation either in person, phone call or over the internet there is always some risk and fraudsters are getting increasingly sophisticated. It is not always easy to tell when you are being targeted.
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Further help and advice is available from:
The Action Fraud website provides updates on current ‘scams’ and a reporting facility if you suspect you’ve been targeted.
The Financial Conduct Authority – “Be a ScamSmart investor” offers articles and advice on how to avoid different types of financial scams.
Take Five – led by FFA UK (Financial Fraud Action UK) and its members with partners CIFAS and the City of London Police. This website offers advice on avoiding financial frauds and scam.