If you’ve been scammed, it’s important to remember that it isn’t your fault and you have nothing to feel ashamed about. Scammers are very good what they do and they spend a lot of time making their scams look genuine.
If you’ve been the victim of a scam or you know someone that has it’s important to report it. Reporting will help the authorities prevent the scammers from deceiving others.
To report and ask for advice about a scam contact:
0808 223 1133
0300 123 2040
You should notify your bank if you think you have been a victim, this should help to protect from future fraud, and your bank may be able to support you.
Talk to family or a friend about your experience and don’t let embarrassment prevent you from reporting a scam.