Scams are crimes, and they're a growing problem, so it's important to be aware of what they might look like and how you can avoid them. This guide looks at:
- Avoiding and spotting scams
- Security dos and don'ts
- Who is targeted by scammers
- Types of scam
- What to do if you've been scammed
- What to do if you think someone else has been scammed
The advice in this guide applies to England only. A lot of it will still be relevant to you but we have a few suggestions if you are looking for advice that is specific to other parts of the UK.