This advice applies to Scotland:
Advice can vary depending on where you live.
Advice for other parts of the UK:
Find out some tell-tale signs of scams and how to report a scam if you have been a victim.
How to spot a scam arriving by post, phone call, text message, email or from someone on your doorstep when you are not expecting them.
Reporting scams to Action Fraud, Trading Standards or Phonepay Plus.