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Scams

Advice to keep you safe from scams. Our experts bring you the latest help, news and advice. 

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Real life story

Scott, 30, from London was targeted by a sophisticated bank scam that tricked him into giving out his pin number.

I’m very internet savvy, but the scam I was taken in by was so slick it was totally believable.

ScottLondon

Emotional support after a scam

Being scammed can take a huge toll on your mental health.

You might find it helpful to talk to someone about what you’re going through. It’s not your fault, and there are plenty of non-judgemental advice lines you can call who will understand.

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Mind

Mind has a confidential information and support line, Mind Infoline, available on 0300 123 3393 (lines open 9am - 6pm, Monday - Friday).

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Victim Support

Victim Support has a free helpline where you can speak to someone confidentially available on 0808 16 89 111 (lines open 24/7).

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Scammers are stealing hundreds of millions of pounds from innocent victims every year. Demand banks and businesses protect us from scams by signing the petition.

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