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Join the fight against scams and become a Friend Against Scams

Alert message sent 11/08/2017 15:02:00

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Statistics show that every 15 seconds, someone reports a fraud in the UK. Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards Officers are supporting vulnerable people who have become victims of mass marketing scams.   Many Nottinghamshire residents contacted have lost £1,000s to these scams.    


Friends Against Scams is a national initiative which aims to inspire action, highlight the scale of the problem and raise awareness of scams.  You can help by signing up to the campaign and completing a short training package at


Anyone can register to become a Friend Against Scams.  Upon completion of the training, people are encouraged to share their knowledge with their friends and family.

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Rhodri Williams (Nottinghamshire County Council, Trading Standards Officer, Notts)

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