Scamwise NI Partnership

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An elderly lady answering the door to a potential scammer trying to obtain personal information

About scams

Scams involve criminals trying to steal your money and you get nothing back ... more

A card received in the post stating 'You're a winner'. To good to be true?

How to spot a scam

There are different types of scam so it's important to know what to look for ... more

An elderly gentleman giving credit card details over the phone to a scammer.

Reporting a scam

Get help if you've been scammed and you might help others from getting caught out too  ... more

Phone scams and cold calls

Phone scams are a common way for criminals to con people out of money ... more

Online scams

More and more scams are happening through the internet and email … more

Scams by post

Scammers may write to you to persuade you to send them money or asking for your details … more

Doorstep fraud

Bogus tradesmen can try to scam you after knocking at your door … more

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