Blog: Staying in touch, avoiding Scams and Fraud
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N T S S C A M A L E R T
4th March 2019
NTS Scams Team, updating you on the world of scams in the UK.
Scams and Fraud – the Cruel Crime Hidden Behind Closed Doors Last year fraudsters scammed nearly 49,000 older people across the UK at roughly the rate of six reports per hour. Although a growing number of victims of these scams are having the courage to come forward...read more
The fact that we are living longer is good news and something to celebrate. However, far too many people have their plans interrupted by a life-changing accident that can happen in a moment. For example falling, especially if you are an older person, can have a...read more
SCAMS - an article by Chris Armstrong and Ian Hillier from the London Branch of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Lambeth Trading Standards As Home Safety Ambassadors we need to pass on messages to residents about the many instances where rogue traders...read more