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Partner Hub

Thank you for visiting our partner hub, where we're be hosting resources from our Scams Awareness Month partners. We've be curated materials to help you raise awareness of scams across a variety of topics.

If you have resources you would like to be added please email Alex Smith at alex.smith@citizensadvice.org.uk.

General Scams

  • The Little Book of Big Scams. This book, from the Metropolitan Police, is a general guide to many of the scams currently operating in the UK.
  • The Little Book of Big Scams - Business Edition. This version of the Metropolitan Police's The Little Book of Big Scams has been designed specifically to protect small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
  • Friends Against Scams, a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to "take a stand against scams". Visit their website to learn more about the initiative, including scam awareness training.

Online scams

Mail and phone scams

Employment scams

  • SAFERjobs offers free advice and help with problems encountered during the job search. You can visit their website for more information.

Investment scams

  • ScamSmart is a communications campaign by the Financial Conduct Authority designed to help prevent investment fraud. The website www.fca.org.uk/scamsmart gives investors tips on how to spot the techniques used by fraudsters and hosts the FCA Warning List.
  • The FCA Warning List is an online tool that helps users find out more about the risks associated with an investment and check a list of firms the FCA knows are operating without its authorisation.
  • Visit the Money Advice Service website for their tips on how to avoid cryptocurrency fraud.

Pension Scams

  • Visit www.pension-scams.com to learn more about pension scams, including how to spot the signs and protect yourself and others.

Property fraud scams

  • Visit www.gov.uk/propertyfraud for HM Land Registry’s advice on how to protect your property from fraud.
  • Go to www.gov.uk/property-alert  to sign up to HM Land Registry’s free Property Alert service which can help protect your property from fraud.