Fraud makes up approximately a third of all reported crime and between 2020 around 4.4 million frauds were reported in the UK, with a loss to individuals of around £7-billion in total. Frauds against individuals are frequently targeted at elderly and vulnerable citizens, for whom the consequences of victimisation can be devastating, both psychologically, as well as financially. However, as much as 80% of fraud is preventable with relatively simple safety measures that can employed to protect us from the scammers that we may encounter on a daily basis.
This presentation seeks to raise awareness of the dangers of economic crime, highlight typical case studies of previous offences and offer advice and tips to help keep the audience members safe, as well as signposting people to resources that will help keep them safe in the future.
The session is typically take 35 -45 minutes with additional time for questions and answers.
|Event Date||Tue 28 Sep 2021 10:00 am|
|Event End Date||Tue 28 Sep 2021 12:00 pm|
|Cut off date||Mon 27 Sep 2021 12:00 pm|
|Individual Price||Free to Members|
|Categories||Specialist Council Training|