If you are given information whether by email, online, on your doorstep, social media or any other method, but you feel uneasy about it trust your instincts and check it out. When checking for a scam, it’s best to Read more
If you think you may have been scammed online or for more information you can visit these website links.
Take Five is a national campaign offering straight-forward, impartial advice that helps prevent email, phone-based and online fraud.
Police and Crime Commissioner Darryl Preston is warning people to stay alert to dating scammers after new figures revealed romance fraud had cost victims more than £100k across the county – in just one month.
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One of CAPASP’s partners, Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has been in touch to warn about an attempted scam relating to the Household Support Fund (HSF) which is in place to support older people this autumn. Age UK Cambridgeshire Read more
Phishing and pharming are both types of cyber-attack but have different approaches. Phishing is more common than pharming. The explanations for both are very technical so I apologise to all the cybercrime experts reading, as I am not technical Read more
CAPASP has a range of resources which can be downloaded from their resources page
Scam prevention resources – Cambridgeshire County Council
Newsletters are produced regularly by CAPASP and contain information which will help prevent people becoming victims of scams.
Beware the cheap car insurance that’s too good to be trueIn their latest investigation Which found social media sites rife with ads for fake insurance. They seem professional, with reams of feedback from happy customers, so – as Read more