Reporting scams

You could prevent others from falling victim to a scam by reporting them. Only 5% of scams are currently reported, so it is vital that people report them if they suspect a scam or they or someone they know has fallen victim to one.

Where to report a scam

Citizens Advice Consumer Service

Online using the Citizens Adviceonline reporting form

Report by phone on: 0808 250 5050  

Action Fraud

Online using the Action Fraud online reporting form

Report by phone on: 0300 1232040

The Citizens Advice Consumer Service will notify Trading Standards. Action Fraud will collate the information and pass it on to the Police service where the issues are originating from.

Page last reviewed: 14 November 2022