Corona Virus Scams Alert by SAFER Project, West Yorkshire Trading Standards: Volume 20
There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire.
This Monthly Scam Alert by West Yorkshire Trading Standards outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected. There have been further reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire. Please share with anyone that might benefit.
In this issue:
- Illegitimate traders exploiting consumers through the Green Home Grant
- LOCKDOWN LONELINESS has seen a rise in the number of Romance Scams
- Emails are being received which claim to be from HM COURTS AND TRIBUNALS
- Supermarket gift cards are circulating via e-mail and social media and more
West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service newsletters and resources are now available to download via their website: https://www.wyjs.org.uk/