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Any one of us can be targeted by a scam or fall victim to a scam. If you've have been a victim of a scam, you're not alone, and there's support available.

Help to avoid being scammed

For further scam awareness and advice please visit the West Yorkshire Joint Services website.


You can access the Citizens Advice website for top tips on how to protect yourself from scams and frauds in general, as well as information on how to avoid online scams.

Top Tip: Remember if an offer sounds too good to be true - it probably is!

How to report a scam

Visit the Citizens Advice website for further advice on what to do if you think you have lost money to a scam and how you would report it. You can also contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline direct on 03454 04 05 06.

Last updated: 8/24/2022