Read about Crimestopper’s ‘Take five’ campaign, together with advice on how to protect yourself against financial fraud.
"I’d like to know how I can stay safe."
Some criminals use emails, texts or the telephone to contact you with the aim of getting you to reveal your personal or financial details.
Take a few minutes to consider any requests to provide personal or financial information. It is easy to get caught off guard when you are busy or have your mind on something else.
Here’s how to look out for fake emails:
Here’s what to do if you get a text from someone you do not recognise:
Here’s how to recognise a scammer on the phone. The scammer may: