Report a fraud or scam


Report a fraud

Frauds that can be reported include:

  • Banking fraud.
  • Business fraud.
  • Buying and investment scams.
  • Charity and competition frauds.
  • Advance fee fraud.
  • Identity fraud and theft.
  • Online fraud.

Action Fraud website.


Report a scam 

A scam is a scheme to con people out of their money. 

Scams that can be reported include:

  • cold calling doorstep traders,
  • rogue traders,
  • scam or fraud
  • unsafe products,
  • scam mail and emails,
  • underage sales,
  • fake products
  • loan sharks etc

Please try to give as much as detail as possible, even if you think it is not relevant or important. Please note you can remain anonymous if you wish.

By reporting a scam we can identify local trends and warn others through our social media such as: Trading Standards TwitterTrading Standards Facebook and our TS Alerts.

For advice call the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 03454 04 05 06 or Citizen advice contact us page.

Report other dubious business or criminal activities

Report any other dubious business or criminal activity

National and regional Crimestoppers website.

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