Consumers are often targeted by fraud and other scams. Frauds and other scams can take a variety of forms, including:

If you are a victim of a fraud or other scam, you should:

  • try to stop any financial transaction;
  • be cautious and aware of future frauds or scams (including related ones);
  • report it as soon as you can to both the police and a regulator. Regulators such as the Financial Conduct  Authority and police forces worldwide consider these frauds and scams as a priority issue.

For more information on these matters, including contact details, see the links below. and