See the Take Five campaign brought to life in our range of videos.
Last month the Authorised Push Payment Scams Voluntary Code was agreed following work between the industry, consumer groups and @ThePSR. The code will bring new protections for customers of payment service providers who sign up to the code: bit.ly/APP280219
Customers are always urged to follow @TakeFive advice: Only give out your personal or financial details to use a service that you have given your consent to, that you trust and that you are expecting to be contacted by. pic.twitter.com/SGM9Ja2Lqj
The DCPCU is a specialist police unit sponsored by the finance industry to tackle fraud - tune into @ITV at 9pm to follow DCPCU detectives on surveillance and arrest operations as they tackle Britain’s fastest growing crime - fraud: itv.com/hub/itv
"Scamming You" Anyone can be scammed! Think you’re too smart to be scammed? Think again. Most people think they wouldn’t fall for a fraudulent text or email, but criminals are more sophisticated than ever. @TakeFive Take the test here: mymsg.eu/5oep #cyberprotect pic.twitter.com/NVRrTTsGrh
Detectives from our Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit will be the focus of @ITV's ‘Fraud: How they steal your bank account’, tonight at 9. Follow the unit's work through a variety of cases, including an international gang that stole £3m by harvesting card details from ATMs pic.twitter.com/yi0XKPwWDy
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.