Anyone can fall for a scam - it’s no reflection on your intelligence. But, if you know what to look out for, you’re less likely to be taken in. If you have been a victim, don’t keep quiet. There is action you can take to protect yourself and others.

Next steps

The Metropolitan Police has produced a guide TheLittle Book of Big Scams, which you can download from their website.

You can also contact Ofcom for more advice on dealing with nuisance calls or telephone scams.

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