Tag: Scams
HMRC warns of Self-Assessment scams
HMRC is warning Self-Assessment customers to be aware of fraudulent emails
New consumer vulnerability guide
A guide to help businesses look after the interests of vulnerable consumers has been launched
Survey reveals extent of COVID scams
A survey shows that more than 2.6 million adults have been scammed since last March
WhatsApp scam targets families
A new scam involves fraudsters posing as family members and asking for money
Scammers use NHS COVID pass texts
A new scam is using the NHS COVID pass scheme to steal people's information
Tackling digital detriment
How can trading standards manage to keep pace with rapid technological change?
‘COVID passport’ fraud warning
A new scam is using vaccine passports as a pretense for stealing recipients' information
CTSI warns of ‘insidious’ scam
A new scam mimics Post Office branding and attempts to steal recipients' personal details
Scam advice video series launched
The 'Tea break with the experts' campaign educates consumers about the risks of scams
Scams hit 36 million Brits in 2021
New Citizens Advice data shows the harm caused by scammers to people across the UK
Census deadline scams strike
Fraudsters are using the Census as a pretext for gathering people's financial details
TSS issues warning on holiday scams
Trading Standards Scotland is urging the public to beware of holiday scams this summer
Postal scam uses CTSI branding
A new scam uses the logo and branding of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute
Supermarket scam text alert
The public is being urged to be on their guard against a new grocery delivery scam
Public warned of NI phone scam
A new phishing scam threatens to terminate National Insurance eligibility
New banking scams emerge
Evidence of new text message-based banking scams has been received by CTSI