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Scams awareness


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The council's Trading Standards team launched Scams Awareness Month in May. This campaign highlighted the many ways in which people can be scammed as well as the most effective ways to prevent scams from happening.

Every year more than three million people in the UK fall victim to scams. It is estimated that nearly half of people in the UK (48 per cent) have been targeted by a scam and that £3.5 billion is lost to scams every year. This equates to more than £9.5million per day.

About this questionnaire

We are eager to find out more about how scams are affecting the residents of the county borough. By completing this short questionnaire, you can help us identify scam patterns and sources. This will help us better understand the kind of scams that are taking place and how we can best tackle them.

Please click here to complete the questionnaire about scams.

This survey will be open from Monday 3 June until Monday 1 July 2013.

Contact details

If you require the questionnaire in a different format, please contact the council:

Telephone: 01656 643664
phone: 18001 (01656) 643664
Fax: (01656) 643688

If you suspect that you have been scammed, contact Trading Standards through the Citizens Advice consumer service on 08454 04 05 06, or visit

For more information on how to protect yourself from scammers, email the Trading Standards team at


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