We hope that you’re keeping safe and well at home. As we all adapt to the current situation, we wanted to share some information about new Covid-19 related scams.
While the majority of us are doing all that we can to stay safe and stem the Coronavirus outbreak, some are unfortunately using this as an opportunity to exploit the outbreak and initiate new types of financial scam.
Your health is clearly the most important thing during this crisis, but the safety and security of your money is also crucial in these uncertain times. With many people isolated from family and loved ones, it is more important than ever before that we’re all aware of these scams and how to spot them.
Some of the new scams include…
Here are some of the signs of a scam that you should look out for at all times:
Anyone asking you for your passwords.
There are ways you can protect yourself from these scams:
The Financial Conduct Authority has more information on scams. You’ll find this on their Covid-19 scams webpage.
Our priority is to help keep you safe during these challenging times. Whilst we encourage you to follow this guidance as closely as possible, we’re here to help you if you’re unsure about anything. If you receive any calls or emails in relation to savings, pensions or investments, that you’re not sure about, please don’t give out your personal information and contact us straight away.
In the meantime, we hope you, your family and your friends remain healthy, safe and secure from both the scammers and Covid-19.
For further information or to arrange an initial no-obligation consultation via telephone or video please telephone us on 01772 729 742, or alternatively, simply fill out our online enquiry form and we will give you a call to discuss your requirements.