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Scams warnings and alerts

How can I protect myself and others against scams linked to COVID-19?

The National Trading Standards Service has provided some useful information on COVID-19 scams through its national scambuster and friends against scams scheme which can be viewed at

If you think you’ve been the victim of a scam, then speak to your bank immediately and report any fraud to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.  Action Fraud also have a live webchat facility on their website 

Further information on dealing with scams and fraud is available from local trading standards services and Citizens Advice.