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How to get advice and to report scams

If you think that you have been scammed, contact your bank first. Remember the 5 minute rule where fraudsters try to keep the line open, so don’t call the bank until 5 minutes have passed after a suspicious phone call, as the line will automatically break then.


For advice on scams, and if you need to speak to Trading Standards, call the Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 0808 223 11 33.


To report a scam, call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.



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