Wash your hands of Coronavirus Scams

Posted on 26 March 2020

Friends Against Scams

Wash your hands of Coronavirus Scams

Be #ScamAware with Norfolk County Council's Trading Standards top tips:

Don't be rushed

Don't assume everyone is genuine

Check unexpected contacts with someone you trust

Use traders that have the Norfolk Trusted Trader mark

Never click on links/open attachments in email/text

NEVER deal with unexpected cold callers

For more information including how to report a scam please go to: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/business/trading-standards

Alongside the work of the police the Norfolk County Council Trading Standards team are continuing to fight scammers and are urging people to sign up to scam alerts to find out about the latest scams hitting the county. To sign up visit: www.norfolk.gov.uk/tsalerts

Friends against Scams e-learning course: https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/elearning/Norfolk

Following the genuine government text message " CORONAVIRUS ALERT' " scammers have begun to send bogus text messages. Stay alert and report scams to 0808 223 1133 (Norfolk Constabulary)

Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust. Company no: 8737435.