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The rising need to promote cybersecurity awareness on a national level

By Guest Writer Nat Campbell, a copywriter in the financial services industry Why we need to stay on top of online scams ...

91 year old - Tackling scams head on!!

Following months of receiving Scam letters Mail Marshal Lilian is now tackling Scams head on!  91-year-old Lillian fought back agai...

One Million Friends Against Scams launch

On 24th January NTS Scams Team launched our campaign to recruit one million Friends Against Scams by 2020 with an event co-hosted by NatWest...

Useful information regarding Lasting Power of Attorney

Useful links regarding Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) • Who needs an LPA? • The government's LPA ...

“Vulnerable adults” – a last push

With many thanks to all those who have been in touch, from many different settings and backgrounds, to offer support and case studies for the ‘vul...

Vulnerable Adults Bill – help wanted

The problem There is a significant cohort of individuals who (1) do not lack capacity for purposes of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (‘MCA 200...

RESIDENTS URGED TO BE SCAM AWARE

Trading Standards and 5th Tilehurst Guides are urging residents to ‘take a stand against scams’ during this year’s Scam Awareness Month.

SCAMchampion of the Month, July 2017

Read Lee Ede's SCAMchampion story

Government Counter Fraud Awards

Excellence in Fraud Awareness – National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team

Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

Following a joint investigation by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards and NTS Regional Investigation Team two men are facing prison after ...

25,000 Friends Against Scams

  The Friends Against Scams Team is excited to announce that we have reached the...

Scams Awareness Month

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Plight of scam victims gets national press attention

The plight of a Norfolk scam victim has reached the national press following the launch of Friends Against Scams in Norfolk. The...

SCAMchampion of the month May 2017

  Robin Vaughn-Lyons Crossroads Care was invited to send delegates to the Friends ...

World Health Day

World Health Day Friends Against Scams, NatWest Bank and Trading Standards teams across the UK are working together to raise ...

146 people are now better equipped to fight SCAMS and FRAUD in North Yorkshire

Between 6th - 10th February 2017 Julia Mulligan, supported the Friends Against Scams initiative by running 14 Friends Against Scams awareness sessio...

The City of Edinburgh Council steps up its fight against scams

The City of Edinburgh Council steps up its fight against scams

Fortnightly Scam Alert

Check out our fortnightly Scam Alert for all the latest news about postal scams, telephone scams, online scams and doorstep scams. (Subscribe) ...