Corona Virus Scams Alert by SAFER Project, West Yorkshire Trading Standards: Volume 7
West Yorkshire Trading Standards share the current COVID-19 scams out there and how you can protect yourself in this flyer.
There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire. This news alert will give you an indication of the current situation here in West Yorkshire. Please forward share with your loved ones.
Last week, (20/04/2020 - 26/04/2020) WYTS had 45 COVID-19 complaints and queries. A further 28 intelligence reports were submitted through our intelligence database relating to COVID-19 during this time period.
National Covid intelligence submissions from 04/05/20 to 10/05/20 = 313
Yorks & Humber Covid intelligence submissions from 04/05/20 to 10/05/20 = 45 (so just over 14% of national intel)
West Yorkshire intelligence submissions from 04/05/20 to 10/05/20 = 28
Nationally there has been 4041 Covid 19 related intelligence reports submitted since 01/03/2020 to 10/05/2020.
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