South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (SWROCU), is an Home Office funded, Law Enforcement body serving all the police force areas of the South West of England. For more information on the SWROCU, visit website here:
Fraud makes up approximately a third of all reported crime and between 2020 around 4.4 million frauds were reported in the UK, with a loss to individuals of around £7-billion in total. Frauds against individuals are frequently targeted at elderly and vulnerable citizens, for whom the consequences of victimisation can be devastating, both psychologically, as well as financially. However, as much as 80% of fraud is preventable with relatively simple safety measures that can employed to protect us from the scammers that we may encounter on a daily basis.
NARRATED FRAUD SAFETY PRESENTATION VIA YOUTUBE
A filmed a narrated version presentation, which can be viewed via the YouTube video sharing platform. This means that it can be viewed by anyone who has this link: https://youtu.be/Oyc3ITOxvsY on any device and at their leisure and is an alternative way for residents to receive the fraud safety input.
LITTLE BOOK OF BIG SCAMS
Created to help raise awareness of the dangers of fraud and offer preventative measures to help keep everyone safe from the insidious creep we are seeing in financial crimes in recent years.