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Coronavirus: Warning to residents on scam calls claiming to be NHS Test and Trace

Shropshire Council’s trading standards team want to make residents aware of reports of a new telephone scam about NHS Test and Trace that is coming to light. Callers are contacting residents saying they are from NHS Test and Trace, and telling the resident that they have been in contact with someone suffering from COVID-19, and […]

Flood help scam alert

Unfortunately, scammers are now targeting flood victims by offering financial services via Facebook, If you are applying for funding please do so via Shropshire Council only, please contact the Floods team on 0345 678 9006 Option 1 for more advice.

Get help with online scams

There’s no typical scam victim – it can happen to anybody. People who think they have, or are being, scammed online can get help through @CitizensAdvice Scams Action by: 📞 calling 0300 330 3003 to get help from advisers trained on online scams    💬 using our web chat service to get preventative advice or next […]

Stop, report, talk: Be #scamaware

Citizens Advice Shropshire finds only 49% of people in the West Midlands report scams. 51% of people in the West Midlands have been approached by a scammer in the last two years finds Citizens Advice Shropshire. Worryingly, of those targeted, only 49% of people spoke to anyone about it. Under the slogan “Stop, report, talk: […]