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All fraud and scams articles

Autism is a life-long condition which affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. This page has more information about local support organisations and groups in Newcastle.

People who call at your home unexpectedly or call you on the telephone might not always be who they say they are.

Sensible precautions you can take to make yourself less likely to be the victim of crimes such as fraud or scams.  How to report fraud.

Loan sharks are unlicensed money lenders who often charge very high interest rates and sometimes use threats and violence to frighten people who can’t pay back their loan

Unfortunately, there is a wide range of fraud and crime that can be undertaken online and on your doorstep during this period of social distancing and self isolation.  Read our list of scams, fraud and cyber crime. Be wary and be alert.