A scam is a dishonest scheme designed to cheat people out of money. There are many scams with new ones appearing constantly.
You can report scams to:
The Citizens Advice consumer helpline
Online via their online reporting form
Telephone: 03454 04 05 06
Action Fraud, the UK national fraud office
Online: via their online fraud reporting tool
Telephone: 0300 123 2040
Scam awareness and advice
Become a Friend Against Scams. Find out more about the scheme and how you can become part of it.
The Citizens Advice website has information about common consumer scams to look out for.
Business Companion has advice on how to spot and avoid scams targeting businesses.