Beware: Test & Trace latest Opportunity for COVID-19 Fraudsters

Advice on avoiding being defrauded by ruthless criminals latching onto the Government Test & Trace System. As with all scam attempts, awareness and caution are the key.
Advice on avoiding being defrauded by ruthless criminals latching onto the Government Test & Trace System. As with all scam attempts, awareness and caution are the key.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Upsurge in Scams

Sadly the Coronavirus epidemic is being treated as an opportunity by criminals. In addition to the elderly and vulnerable, these scams look to exploit fear of the virus, of stretched personal finances, and the promise of various Government emergency schemes.
Sadly the Coronavirus epidemic is being treated as an opportunity by criminals. In addition to the elderly and vulnerable, these scams look to exploit fear of the virus, of stretched personal finances, and the promise of various Government emergency schemes.

Beware Cryptocurrency Investment Scams

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that “UK consumers are being increasingly targeted by cryptoasset​​​​​-related investment scams.” We look at the ways that fraudsters lure victims, and offer some thoughts on protecting oneself.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that “UK consumers are being increasingly targeted by cryptoasset​​​​​-related investment scams.” We look at the ways that fraudsters lure victims, and offer some thoughts on protecting oneself.

Tackling Scams by tackling Loneliness

Pressures on police funding highlighted by recent NAO report remind us that communities must work to make themselves more resilient. Tackling loneliness is one way.
Pressures on police funding highlighted by recent NAO report remind us that communities must work to make themselves more resilient. Tackling loneliness is one way.