Keeping you one step ahead of bogus callers

19 Dec 2019 11:34 AM

Latest figures suggest that more than half of pensioners in the UK have been a victim of scammers. Scams come in all shapes and sizes – from fake emails to phone calls claiming you’re the lucky winner of a huge cash prize. It could even be someone simply knocking on your door pretending to be from your utility company in order to gain entry to your home.

Woman checking ID card of tradesperson

The perpetrators of these crimes are often very skilled and experienced so is easy for any one of us to fall victim. However there are simple steps we can take to keep our loved ones and ourselves safe. Our policy manager Janine Shackleton guides you through our top tips.

The Consumer Council for Water’s Top Tips to protect against scams and bogus callers