Note to visitors
The content on this page is delivered in collaboration with Royal Borough of Greenwich Trading Standards, who advises us regularly in regards to potential scams/door step crimes at international, national and borough level. The information is received from multiple sources, like other local authorities, police, banks, other traders, or from members of the public.
If you are worried somebody might be the victim of a scam or you have information in regards to existing scams, please inform Royal Borough of Greenwich Trading Standards at: TradingStandards@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
For additional help and support, contact Citizens Advice Scams Action on 0300 330 3003.
Moreover, you can make a difference by sharing the content of this page with people that might be at risk.
We will update this page with scams and fraud attempts coming to our attention:
Trading Standards would like to inform about the following Scam Alert – telephone scam oct 2019
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) impersonation: Scam Alert – FCA Impersonations Scam
Following on from the collapse of Thomas Cook an unscrupulous scam is happening: Scam Alert – Thomas Cook
Fraudulent companies approaching consumers Scam Alert -Trade Association Scam
Rogue guttering business approaching vulnerable residents in the borough ALERT – Fraudulent gutter cleaning service
Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of a Council Tax scam sent via text message stating you are due a council tax refund. Visit the link and share the information to prevent similar incidents from happening Council Tax Scam