Trading Standards – Friends Against Scams Scheme
Thurrock Council’s Trading Standards are seeking residents, businesses and charities to help tackle scams in the community by joining Friends Against Scams, a National Trading Standards initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to stand against scams.
Wash your hands of coronavirus scams! The Friends Against Scams training has been updated to include information on coronavirus scams – complete it here: https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/training/friends-elearning
For more information about the scheme and to join, please visit the Friends Against Scams website.
For advice on scams: call Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 0808 223 11 33
To report a scam: call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040
Contact your bank if you think you have been scammed.