This is part of a national focus led by colleagues at Action Fraud and the City of London Police
Each evening we will post details of an #UrbanFraudMyth across our Social Media channels. The aims are to:
- To debunk the most common myths about fraud and cyber crime.
- To enhance the public understanding of fraud and deliver effective fraud protection advice.
Help us spread the word and help prevent fraud and cybercrime over the next couple of weeks. – get a seek peak here
Also Action Fraud will have people online to help:
- Got a #UrbanFraudMyths question? Tweet @actionfrauduk to get it debunked
- There are plenty of #UrbanFraudMyths out there – share yours using the hashtag and @actionfrauduk
- Have a question about common fraud myths? Action Fraud’s specialist advisers are able to offer help, advice and support on fraud and cyber crime through Facebook visit www.facebook.com/actionfraud and post on their timeline.
- If you have fallen victim to fraud you can report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or online: www.actionfraud.police.uk and receive a police crime reference number.
There opening hours are Monday to Friday between 9am to 6pm.
It is important to remember the only way to report fraud and receive a police crime reference number is through the Action Fraud online reporting tool or by calling 0300 123 2040