Stay alert to scams

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There are many scams targeting businesses, especially during a recession. Scams may be received by post, email, telephone or face to face.

Do not give out private information (such as bank details or passwords), reply to text messages, download attachments or click on any links in emails if you’re not sure they’re genuine.

Stay up to date on the latest scams targeting businesses via our weekly Business News e-alert. Sign up for e-alerts here.

How to report scams

Reporting to Action Fraud can be done online or by calling 0300 123 2040.

You can also report suspicious emails, text messages and adverts on GOV.UK.

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