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3 February 2022
Scams come in many forms; uninvited contact is received by email, letter, and telephone or in person making false promises to con victims out of money. There are many of these sorts of scams but some of the most common are fake lotteries, deceptive prize draws or sweep stakes, clairvoyants, computer scams, and romance scams....
20 April 2021
From 14 January, victims of domestic abuse have been able to access much needed support from thousands of pharmacies across the UK, backed by the government. The Ask for ANI scheme allows those at risk or suffering from abuse to discreetly signal that they need help and access support. By asking for ANI, a trained...
5 October 2020
This advice is brought to you by Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. Anyone can be the victim of a scam, however some people are more vulnerable to scams...
2 September 2020
Are you a poet and you know it? Writing is your skill, its a thrill? Ok so it's not ours, but if you have a passion for poetry this competition may be for you. Disability talk are launching a competition which will see the 10 best poems collated into an online book. The competition is...
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