West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert 15.05.2020

This weekly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards News Alert issue 5 15.05.2020

Outline of trending scams:

  1. Young mums facebook accounts cloned and contacts approached to ask for financial support
  2. Fraudulent Citizens Advice calls claiming to write off 70% off debts
  3. Dewsbury/Batley & Pontefract: Elderly targetted offering to clear driveway & property maintenance.