Adult Victims

Welcome to our Adult Victims page. The aim of this page is to provide information and resources for adults who have become victims of fraud. This page includes advice about current fraud issues and what safety measure you can put into place to minimise being scammed.

Action Fraud free scam webinars

As part of a social campaign Action Fraud  will be delivering a series of scams awareness webinars in partnership with the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU), the National Trading Standards Scams Team (NTSST) and Avast.

Click here for the link to the free webinars

Action Fraud

Action Fraud is the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime. Here you can report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime. They provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime.

Information about Personal fraud and how to prevent it. This webpage includes Ten golden rules to prevent fraud.

Friends Against Scams aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams.

Password Management & Security

A guide to creating and managing secure passwords.

Spotting & Preventing Scamming on Social Media

Social media can play host to a variety of scams that can appear in many different forms. Find out how people get scammed and how to avoid it in this resource from SWGfL.

Shopping online safely

Top tips to shop online securely this festive season.

Guide to Phishing Emails

The content on this SWGfL page and accompanying articles will give you a comprehensive overview of what phishing is, different types of attack, how to spot an attempt at phishing, technical and human ways to prevent phishing, and a handy Phishing Flowchart to help you turn the tide on scammers.