Protect yourself from online scams

As we are all expected to use the internet more and more for banking and other high value transactions (purchases insurance, providing personal details), we have also seen a marked increase in the amount of scams and fraud perpetrated online.

To help protect you against this we want to use this section to provide links to some excellent online resources as well as provide some examples of scamming techniques. You can use this information to demonstrate the dangers to others or for your own protection.

Fake bank website

Citizens advice

Sample scams