Many criminals are looking to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are a host of new scams circulating:
E-mail claiming to be HMRC – delete these HMRC will contact via post.
Bank loans – banks will not contact you via email or phone unsolicited.
Callers (Wales) has had a number of people targeting the vulnerable members of society offering to ‘help’ or provide PPE.
Some have asked for donations to ‘Charities’. Others to offer ‘tests’ for Coronavirus.
More information can be found here. https://www.south-wales.police.uk/en/advice/fraud-and-scams/
If you are a relative or friend of a vulnerable person – please let them know these scams are taking place – ask them to phone you, if they are called or contacted. Help protect them. Reassure them you are able to help them.