Don’t be a victim of fraud

We are aware that fraudsters are exploiting the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation for their own gain. We want to make sure you and your families are safe so please do take note of the information below.

These are troubling and uncertain times for all of us, and we urge you to stay especially alert to scams and doorstep callers. Some of the scams we are aware of are listed below. Please be aware this is an ever-changing situation, and fraudsters will come up with other ways to reach their targets, for example phone, letter, text, email, at the door.

Examples of attempted fraud

There are a lot of easy things you can do to stay safe:

Please also be mindful of loan sharks. If you are concerned visit Loan Sharks or call the Stop Loan Sharks 24/7 confidential helpline on 0300 555 2222 to safely report someone.