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Workshop 4: Keeping yourself and others safe from scams

If after accessing these resources you would like the opportunity to participate in an online, interactive, facilitated group discussion on this subject please register your interest. We will arrange a date based on demand and contact you by email with further details.Opens a external web page

Introduction

Introduction to Keeping yourself and others safe from scams by Lesley Crompton, Trading Standards Officer – Lead Officer for Safeguarding & Scams Suffolk County Council Trading Standards. Click on the image below.

This video also has audio content, please also listen to get the most from it.

Want to know more about keeping yourself and others safe from scams? Additional Resources section

The Language of Scams: Guidance for community health and social care workers to help identify and prevent scams in society by Prof Keith Brown, Dr Elisabeth CarterOpens or downloads a document
Suffolk Trading Standards Facebook alerts and newsOpens a external web page
Suffolk Trading Standards Twitter feed and alertsOpens a external web page
National Trading Standards free online training and resourcesOpens a external web page
HM Government advice on internet scams and phishingOpens a external web page
Citizens Advice COVID-19 twitter adviceOpens a external web page

Getting support

Citizens Advice: Consumer advice and fraud/scamming reporting
Phone 0808 223 1133

Citizens Advice: Online scams – free, impartial and confidential help
Phone 0800 2505050

Action Fraud: Report ALL fraud/scamming
Phone 0300 123 2040

Silverline: Helpline for Older People
Phone 0800 4708090

Age UK Online: Call in time – phone befriending serviceOpens a external web page

Participation opportunity

If you would like the opportunity to participate in an online, interactive, facilitated group discussion on this subject please register your interest using the link here or at the top of the page.

We will arrange a date based on demand and contact you by email with further details.

 

 

 

 

 

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