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
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.