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Beware of COVID-19 scams

Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vuln...

First Published: 01 Mar 2020

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LGA joins national campaign to prevent scams

      4th November 2019 The Local Government Association (LGA) is the latest flagship organisat...

First Published: 01 Nov 2019

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Scams Awareness Video by NatWest

A short awareness video created by NatWest with Friends Against Scams

First Published: 01 Aug 2019

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Young Friends Against Scams awareness session

The Friends Against Scams team are thrilled to launch our Young Friends Against Scams awareness session! Young Friends ...

First Published: 01 Aug 2019

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Case study from Supporting Justice

David Kenyon, Head of development for Supporting Justice talks about joining Friends Against Scams including a case study.

First Published: 01 May 2019

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The novice’s guide to acronyms in data security

Tabby Farrar from Further.co.uk explains some of the jargon surrounding internet use.

First Published: 01 Apr 2019

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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 scam...

First Published: 01 Jun 2018

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Useful information regarding Lasting Power of Attorney

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

First Published: 01 Oct 2017

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Government Counter Fraud Awards

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

First Published: 01 Jul 2017

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