Jun 20, 2022
Last year saw a 30% hike in swindlers’ profits compared to the year before. Now you might think you're too savvy to be caught out. But are you confident you know how to spot a scam?
According to the Office for National Statistics; in the year to March 2021, there were more than four million offences recorded for fraud alone! Action Fraud says that criminals walked off with more than £2.3 billion.
So what are the signs of fraud and how can you protect yourself?
Joining us to discuss this are Michelle Cracknell CBE; former Chief Executive of The Pensions Advisory Service, and an Independent Non-Executive Director at PensionBee, Lisa Markey; Head of Security and Counter Fraud at the OBIE, and Jonathan Lister Parsons; Chief Technology Officer at PensionBee.
Read more on what you can do to avoid be scammed on our website:
See how easily you can spot a scam by playing our interactive game:
Some handy further reading to top up your knowledge:
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