Scams Awareness Month 2016

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Are you #scamaware ?

TEICCAF are taking part in Scams Awareness Month 2016!

Scams Awareness Month takes place throughout July 2016 and is an opportunity for consumers to take a united stand against predatory practices that affect millions of people each year.

The aims of the campaign are to raise awareness of the extent of scams and the threat they pose to our finances and wellbeing, help people to recognise the threat of scams, via phone, online, mail or face to face and develop consumer confidence to trust their gut feeling take time to make the right decision.

Actions consumers can take are:

  • Get advice from the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline 03454 04 05 06
  • Report Scams to ActionFraud 0300 123 2040
  • Tell family friends and neighbours about scams you spot.

Each week will cover a different type of scams : Telephone, Online, Mail, Doorstep!

Follow us on Social Media to get updates and find out how you can get involved with the fight against fraud! Also you can find out more by visiting the Citizens Advice website.

Scams Awareness Month 2016