Scams Prevention

Description

Age UK East Sussex have teamed up with Edna Johnson Wills Trust to help protect vulnerable victims of fraud

Scammers are organised, predatory criminals who gain trust to exploit and steal money, and they tend to target older and often more vulnerable members of society. 

Scams come in many forms for example; Mail, Telephone, Email and Doorstep crime.

A co-ordinator will  agree an individual support plan including:

  • Home visits
  • Telephone advice
  • Face to face support from a volunteer
  • Tips on handling cold calls
  • Benefits Advice
  • Local group discussions
  • Updates on scams in your area
  • Help to access other services

Service Details

Locations:
East Sussex
Organisation:
Age UK East Sussex
Service Type:
Advice and Information
Primary Client Group:
Older People
Website:
Client Groups:
  • Adults 55+

Cost & Availability

Free service

This page was last updated on 08 February 2019

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Contact Details

Telephone:
01273 476 704
Email:
scams.prevention@ageukeastsussex.org.uk