Action fraud Link opens in a new window the UK’s national fraud and internet crime reporting centre have created the following videos which highlight how easy it is to fall victim to fraud.
In just one year, hundreds of thousands of people will receive a scam email. If one of those people was you, would you spot something wasn’t quite right? Click below and learn how you can make sure the answer is ‘yes’… (3.09 mins)
It is very easy for fraudsters to send you a scam text, manipulating the phone number or displayed sender name to look like one you already recognise. It’s also very easy for you to watch and learn how to protect yourself if someone’s not who they say they are… (3.17 mins)
If you get a phone call from your bank or the police saying they need your personal details for something, why wouldn’t you assume they’re genuine? Because of everything you’re about to see in this video… (3.17 mins)
Don't be fooled - learn to spot the signs of phone fraud (1.22 mins)
Protect yourself by protecting your identity (1.16 mins)
Not checking details before investing is too big a risk (1.16 mins)
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