We use the word ‘scam’ to indicate a dishonest or fraudulent scheme designed to cheat someone. It could be anything from buying products or services, to making investments or becoming involved in apparently failsafe business propositions. This guide explains the different ways you might be contacted, some of the most common schemes, and what you can do if you have fallen victim to a scam.

Publisher: Age UK
Published Date: 2016
Length: 40pp