Resources & Campaigns
Over 30 days from Black Friday to Boxing Day, the ‘Advent Calendar of Christmas Fraud’ will offer advice and tips on how to beat the fraudsters this Christmas.
With Christmas almost here again, more and more of us are going online to find those special presents, do the big food shop, book that last minute break, keep in touch and send greetings. The internet has brought us more convenience, choice and the time to plan, relax and enjoy.
Urban fraud myths are everywhere, which if believed often leave people in danger of becoming a victim of fraud and cyber crime.
One of the simplest ways any of us can fall victim to a crime is by having our personal information taken from us online, over the phone or when out in the street and then used and abused by criminals.
Online fraud is becoming increasingly common and as more and more people go online at Christmas time the risk to fall victim of fraud becomes more likely.
A national campaign raising awareness of protecting your personal information whether this be on the phone, in person or online and to always check who you share your details with.
As part of a national call to action, entitled The Devil’s in Their Details, Action Fraud has teamed up with industry bodies to raise awareness amongst those at greatest risk of investment fraud.
Action Fraud has a number of resources that you can download from this section.