Does a job offer seem too good to be true?
Criminals advertise fake jobs with high salaries that require few qualifications and skills.
If you’re asked to pay an upfront fee for background checks or expensive training programmes #TakeFive
Criminals are sophisticated. They can create convincing spoof websites which imitate trusted companies to persuade you to enter banking information or log in details.
Always #TakeFive and check the URL – sometimes the difference will only be small. https://t.co/CVgOk79693
If you receive an email from TV Licensing claiming your direct debit has failed, #TakeFive
Be wary of emails or texts containing links to update your personal or financial information.
Instead log in to your account directly through a secure app or webpage. https://t.co/NhowSChT98
Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you for their scams, hoping you’ll let your guard down for just a moment.
If you receive a request for your personal or financial information, Challenge☝️- could it be fake? https://t.co/QcEpjY3NJQ
Do you Stop and Challenge when asked for your money or information?
Stay one step ahead of the criminals by knowing the top ten scams to watch out for alongside tips on how to spot them by reading 👇
Criminals are experts at impersonation and are using "spoofing" to trick you into thinking you've been contacted by PayPal.
Avoid clicking on any links in emails, instead log in to your account directly through a secure app or web page to verify any requests.