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Get help with online scams

This advice applies to Scotland

Our Scams Action service gives advice and information about online scams.

Contact us if:

  • you think you might have found an online scam
  • you've been scammed online
  • you want to report an online scam
  • you're acting on behalf of someone who's been scammed online

We'll let you know what to do next, and give you support on the issues you might be facing.

Talk to us online

Use our chat service to talk to a Scams Action adviser online. 

Access our chat service here.

Chat is available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. It's closed on bank holidays.

We'll need to ask you for a few details, including your postcode. Read our privacy policy to find out how we store and use your personal information.

To report another type of scam

To report a scam that isn't an online scam, for example a phone scam, check our advice on reporting a scam.

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