2020 Scams Awareness fortnight started Monday 15th June 2020
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.
- Scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year
- 53% of people over 65 have been targeted by scams
- Only 5% of scams are reported
- Our statistics indicate that the average scam victim has lost over £3000
Anybody can join Friends Against Scams and make a difference in their own way.
Complete the online training and raise awareness throughout your community. Together we can create a scam free nation!