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 Useful anti-scam booklet from the Metropolitan Police

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:11 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Hopefully this is a useful place to put this.

www.met.police.uk/fraudalert/docs/mps_little_book_big_scams.pdf

This is a very nice booklet produced by the UK Metropolitan Police Force. It goes into a good amount of detail about common scams, how to avoid them and what to do if they come to you. It is well presented and very clear and I think it could be a good handout should anyone need it. Just thought I'd share Smile

Mods - please move if there's a better place for this. cheers.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:36 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Here's another linked to it....

http://www.met.police.uk/fraudalert/

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:40 am Reply with quoteBack to top

A couple of UK-specific things it doesn't mention: Ukash (see http://www.scamwarners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=32769) and 44-70 numbers.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:18 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Nice booklet. Also noticed this on BBC news this morning:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20717773

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