Coronavirus Scams Prevention


Please be aware there are a number of scams in circulation locally so visit the Trading Standards page on Cumbria County Council's website for further information.  Please only use and share official and trusted information and guidance from Gov.uk, Public Health England, the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS and local agencies including councils and Police. Further support can be found here

Wash your hands of coronavirus scams! Read it. Share it. Prevent it.

The National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team has produced some helpful materials to help promote scams awareness around coronavirus (COVID-19) scams at this difficult time. 
A press release around criminals exploiting fears about coronavirus to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. 
(Local authorities are still able to promote using your own unique URL links)

Press release links:
 

Read it. Share it. Prevent it.

#ScamAware  #Coronavirus