The section provides information on various types of scams and fraud - if in doubt always double check. If it is too good to be true then it normally is a scam.
Advance Fee Fraud involves a payment in advance for a promise of wealth, wills, gifts, prizes or employment. They contact their targets by mail, phone, fax, or email.
Scammers will pose as family members on WhatsApp in order to manipulate victims into transferring money. Read our advice on to spot this type of scam and what you can do if you think you’ve responded to a scam message.