More on keeping you safe
Fraudsters are constantly developing increasingly sophisticated ways to scam you. However, there are a number of simple steps that you can take to protect yourself.
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Keeping you safe
Scammers stole £479 million from almost 150,000 victims in 2020. The problem of financial fraud is worsening, and in particular the issue of fraudsters impersonating organisations like banks, investment managers and HMRC. How can you protect yourself?
Read time: 5 mins
Take Five To Stop Fraud
Take Five To Stop Fraud Week is part of the national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the UK Government, backed by the banking industry coming together to tackle fraud.
Read time: 1 min
Be a ScamSmart investor
Some £1.2 billion is lost to investment scams every year in the UK. Contrary to popular perception, it is not just the elderly who are susceptible. Experienced investors are often targeted, and the embarrassment of those who fall victim is key to the fact that only 10% of such crimes are reported. We offer some useful warnings and advice.
Read time: 4 mins