The most vulnerable in society are more at risk of falling victim to fraudsters. We are working closely with our partners to understand the threat to vulnerable people and urging people to spot the signs of scams to protect themselves: actionfraud.police.uk/news/mo… pic.twitter.com/PVd4Riraby
Help protect communities from #Fraud & #Cybercrime #FraudstersCan •Hijack trusted text threads •Impersonate ANY business •Spoof CallerID display •Can keep a home phone line open for up to 10seconds and spoof a dial tone. #TakeFive (@TakeFive) #Verify as genuine #Tell2 pic.twitter.com/3si6e9ewvA
Don’t pay for anything by transferring money directly to people or companies you don’t know, however eager you are to buy. If it’s a fraud, it’s doubtful the bank will be able to recover or refund your money #paysafe getsafeonline.org/safepayment… pic.twitter.com/1JMz0VMgZm
Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations. Led by Financial Fraud Action UK (part of UK Finance) and backed by Her Majesty’s Government, it is being delivered with and through a range of partners in the UK payments industry, financial services firms, law enforcement agencies, telecommunication providers, commercial, public and third sector organisations.
© 2017 Financial Fraud Action UK.