Fraud and Scam Awareness Briefing

Dudley (CYPF) Network

You are invited to a briefing session to raise the awareness of fraud, scams (online and offline) and rogue traders. This event is open for Dudley residents and those who work with them.

Every year the British public loses billions of pounds to scammers who bombard us with online, mail, door to door and telephone scams.

Scams (or frauds) are often difficult to investigate; they can be complicated and often involve many people (both victims and suspects). They can take a lot of resources to investigate and courts can find it difficult to convict suspects because of the grey area that exists between dishonesty and sharp practice.

Prevention through awareness is therefore a vital strand in combating scammers.

Individuals do not need to be ‘vulnerable’ to be a victim of fraud or a scam, it can happen to anybody, at any age and the increased use of modern technology is another…

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