Scams

Being scammed can be a humiliating and costly experience. Anyone can fall for a scam. They arrive through the post, by email, as a fax, over the telephone and on the doorstep. Most scams are, quite simply, fraud and the perpetrators are criminals.

Scammers are just out to get your money - don't fall for it!

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We want to ensure that we give people in Cornwall as much help as possible to avoid scams.  To find out more follow the links in the menu and download the Little Book of Big Scams.

The national trading standards scam team produce a newsletter with a range of useful advice and information.

We are happy to give free talks to local groups, organisations and schools about scams.  If you would like us to visit your group please email tradingstandards@cornwall.gov.uk with your request giving details of the organisation you represent and the date you would like us to attend.