Is hanging up on a stranger rude?
Studies show that Brits are too polite to hang up the phone. This can lead to conversations with people who could be fraudsters.
We’ve put together a list of responses to use if you receive a call from someone you don’t know
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Heard from a clairvoyant warning there is an important message for you? It’s a scam & you’ll be out of pocket. Bin it, delete it, hang up!pic.twitter.com/rqwCvIF552
Funeral directors and crematorium operators now have a legal duty to present clear and comparable pricing to customers. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cma-action-makes-funeral-prices-clear-for-grieving-families …pic.twitter.com/j2yKN96uYx
#Routes: These are 5 key routes a fraudster will take into your homes/lives
Any unsolicited letter, text, email, phone call or knock at your door from any business, @TakeFive & #VERIFY!
#Tell2 Stop, Challenge, Protectpic.twitter.com/JKkETKEtoG
If you're shopping online this autumn:
-Pay by credit card for stronger protection
-Check independent reviews of the seller/store
-Make sure you have the seller's contact info
-Check the site’s return policy and T&Cs
Find out more: https://www.tsscot.co.uk/online-shopping/ …
Do you know how to avoid romance scams? Check out
@actionfrauduk for advice on how to date online safely https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/a-z-of-fraud/dating-fraud …pic.twitter.com/Ii4gQdai8W
Scammers don't just target the elderly!
Students and young people are very much in their sights!
They have a scam for all seasons and ages so use
#TakeFive and #Tell2 friends.
#catfishing victim @AnnaRowe123 explains what a #catfish is, and how they work http://www.getsafeonline.org/personal/blog-item/what-is-a-catfish …pic.twitter.com/Ex7QhAL3o9