Internet scams, identity theft and consumer fraud are just a few of the bogus activities that take place every single day, that's why it's more important than ever to stay alert to threats and use every resource possible at your disposal
Scam mail alone costs UK consumers billions of pounds every year.
Fraudulent activity exists on both a professional and personal level.
'Think Jessica', a registered charity that aims to raise awareness of postal scams, highlights the lengths to which criminals will go in order to take advantage of vulnerable people.
Criminals hide behind false personas to continue their fraudulent activity. Despite high-profile anti-fraud campaigns and tight security protocols, these criminals still manage to target hundreds of thousands of victims
Use all means possible to prevent fraud:
Action Fraud Small Businesses Know Your Business
Action Fraud Alerts
Companies House Alerts
Met Police Fraud Alerts
Serious Fraud Office
Gov UK Crime Prevention Advice