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Citizens Advice Oxford
Citizens Advice Oxford
Scammers target the vulnerable – they look for those who are isolated and less likely to resist being pressured. Look out for your loved ones – 75 is the average age of reported scams victims.

Scammers usually target the elderly through calls and mail. Help keep your loved ones safe!

Install ‘trueCall’ to block scam calls. (https://www.truecall.co.uk/category-s/142.htm)

Once scammers begin a relationship with the victim, this can go on for an extended period of time – this is financial abuse. See this video on how to spot the signs of financial abuse.
http://ow.ly/OVNL50uTlRj

or Click here for an in-depth guide from @indepedentage for the elderly on how to spot scams. There are also podcasts if a spoken guide is preferred.

http://ow.ly/U6fr50uTlRk.

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Scams can have a terrible impact on those targeted - @VictimSupport offer emotional and practical help. You can also contact them directly 0808 168 9111 or https://t.co/He5sYEZyVm

 

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