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Scam Awareness Month June 2018

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Scams affect the lives of millions of people across the UK. People who are scammed often experience shame and social isolation as a result. Part of the answer in staying safe against scams is by being aware of potential pitfalls and remaining vigilant. June 2018 has been dubbed ‘Scam Awareness Month’ by Friends Against Scams, which is leading the way in promoting such understanding.

scam awareness month posterFriends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to “Take a Stand Against Scams”.

Friends Against Scams has been created to tackle the lack of scams awareness by providing information about scams and those who fall victim to them. This information enables communities and organisations to understand scams, talk about scams and cascade messages throughout communities about scams prevention and protection.

Friends Against Scams encourages communities and organisations to take the knowledge learnt and turn it into action.

Anybody can join Friends Against Scams and make a difference in their own way.

Contacts:
Website: https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AgainstScams
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/135184000373967/ (closed group – you need to apply)

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