Join the fight against scams

Join the fight against scams

Friends Against Scams is a Trading Standards training campaign for fighting against scams.

Friends Against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards training programme.

By attending a Friends Against Scams awareness session or completing the online learning, you can learn about the different types of scams and how to spot and support a victim.

Anyone can be a Friend Against Scams and make a difference in their own way.

Read more about the scheme on the Friends Against Scams website (their new website is on its way).

Or watch the Friends Against Scams Awareness Video

How can I become a Friend Against Scams?

To become a Friend Against Scams you will need to complete a short training session.

You can do the session online on the Friends Against Scams website.  It takes about an hour and has loads of great scams awareness advice, information on how scams target people as well as how you can spot possible victims of scams in your community.

Once you’ve done the session, you can download your certificate to show you are a Friend Against Scams.

If you’re interested in taking things further find out how you could become a SCAMchampion.

Watch this video for a useful overview:

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