Think you’ve fallen for a scam?

You should contact us right away if you think you’ve been scammed. We can then guide you on what to do next.

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Can you recognise an email scam?

This training explains how to recognise scam emails. It can help to keep your business safe from fraud.

Could you tell if it's a scam call?

Take part in this training to see how a scam call works. Your business will be safer.

Suspicious emails and texts

Learn about the most common email and texts scams and what you can do to avoid them.

Suspicious calls

Learn about the most common phone scams and what you can do to avoid them.

Your staff and fraud

Learn more about how your staff can protect your business from fraud.

Top tips

DO

  • double check if a supplier asks you to change their details. You can do this by calling them on the number you have saved.
  • confirm with the sender if you get an email from your business owner or a supplier asking you to make an urgent payment is real.
  • be careful when you open any emails that you weren’t expecting (even if you think you know the sender). Don’t click on any links or attachments unless you are sure they're safe.

DON'T

  • download something or give remote access (control of your device) if someone unexpected asks.
  • share your internet banking details, card reader codes, your password or your PIN.
  • move your money to a “safe/holding/secure account” for “security purposes”. We would never ask you to do this and neither would the police.

Ransomware

What is it and how can you protect your business? Watch our video to find out.

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What device takeover can look like…

Device takeover

Device takeover is a growing problem for UK businesses. Here’s how to avoid the threat and how to respond.

Impersonation fraud

Impersonation fraud

What is impersonation fraud, how can it affect your business and what can you do to prevent it?

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Fraud Guidance

Our fraud guidance brochure can tell you about:

  • Different types of fraud
  • How to spot potential fraud
  • What you can do to protect your business. 
Take Five

Take Five

Take Five is a national campaign that gives advice to people to help protect them from fraud.

Fraud Prevention Webcast

Hear from fraud prevention experts and guest speakers from the industry on:

  • Common fraud scams
  • Real case studies
  • Practical advice and guidance