Online and Telephone Fraud


Sadly during lockdown a number of “scams” have been doing the rounds and several residents have reported that some of these are very convincing. 

Hal Osler said, “Sadly some unscrupulous individuals are using the pandemic as an opportunity to extract money from individuals who are already anxious.

"The Police have produced a very good fact sheet (see the link below). I would recommend reading it as it contains information about a variety of different scams and frauds and how to avoid being taken advantage of.”

https://www.scotland.police.uk/takefive

 

You can find more information in the latest CyberScotland bulletin here: https://cyberscotlandweek.com/news-database/bulletinjanuary2021

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