Please be aware of scams
Unscrupulous people are taking advantage of Coronavirus anxieties to scam people.
Please look out for each other.
We’ll try to keep this page updated with information on any scams we hear about.
Report a scam
If you are made aware of any scams please let us know and we’ll share the information in our list of known scams below.
Latest scams info
- Test and Trace Covid Test Telephone ScamWe’ve been getting reports of people receiving “track and trace NHS” phone calls, saying “we need to send you … Continued
- Watch out for phone calls from strange numbersThis morning I’ve received two telephone calls from different numbers beginning 009144. The first time, without thinking I picked … Continued
- Amazon Scam – Be aware.Scammers posing as representatives of online retail giant Amazon are targeting the public via email and telephone in a … Continued
- National Trading Standards offer free call blockersNational Trading Standards have teamed up with Trucall to offer free call blockers to consumers to help combat the … Continued
- Scam Alert – Calls about face masksTrading Standards have just informed us of a scam related to face masks. In the latest scam, people receive … Continued
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