Inside the Bailiwick
STOP TH£ SCAM - Find out information on how to prevent being scammed. The leaflet was a joint initiative between Guernsey Police, the local bank branches of Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Bank, NatWest and the Guernsey Financial Services Commission in order to help the local consumer protect themselves from scammers. The leaflet provides information on ‘vishing’ scams, tips on prevention, advice on what to look out for and contact information should a consumer feel they have been targeted.
Visit the States Of Guernsey website and find out more information by Trading Standards on their Scams Awareness page. This page has a number of scam advice leaflets to download including:
- Scams Advice Leaflet - ColdCalling
- Scams Advice Leaflet - Online Scams
- Scams Advice Leaflet - Phone Scams
- Scams Advice Leaflet - Postal Scams
- Cold Calling Door Sticker - Please click on the link to download door signs to use and help prevent cold callers from approaching you at home.
Outside the Bailiwick
DO YOU KNOW WHO'S CALLING YOU? - Find out information on how to prevent being scammed. The leaflet was created collectively by Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU), City of London Police and the Metropolitan Police Total Policing in order to help UK consumers protect themselves against people attempting to steal their important personal information. The leaflet provides tips on prevention, advice on what to look out for with different types of fraud and contact information should a consumer feel they have been targeted.
Below you will find useful information on telephone fraud or "vishing" which has been gathered by The Financial Ombudsman Service. Please click on the following link to learn more: