Have you been caught by a scam of some sort?

Do you know someone who has been caught

Someone knocking on your front door offering to repair your roof - your drive - trim your trees... ?

Had a strange 'phone call, e-mail, or a letter ?

Due to the large number of scams being perpertrated it is difficult to keep this page up to date. However, the County Council maintains a website page with all the latest information. We shall not therefore try to replicate the County Council page - please follow this link consumer alerts 

February 2019

Email scams and phishing alerts

Look out for the following email scams which are circulating: 

If you receive one of these emails delete it without clicking on any links in the message. You can report scam emails to Action Fraud, details below.



Reporting any scams you receive can help to build up intelligence on the scammers and how they target people.

  • You can report scams to the Citizens Advice consumer helpline using their online report form

For consumer advice and updates, visit Norfolk County Council consumer alerts

Trusted Trader

See Trusted Traders

Click here to see information about the County Council Trusted Trader directory.

The Trading Standards Institute web site has useful advice - details of product recalls - and general support.

ACTION FRAUD is the national centre for reporting fraud or internet crime - call 0300 123 2040;  on the internet go to where reports can easily be made online.
It also worth knowing that the 'Action Fraud' title has also been used in a scam! Be careful!!!

Trading Standards advises consumers NOT to deal with cold callers and NEVER be pressurised into buying on the doorstep.

Anyone concerned about rogue trader activity can contact Trading Standards through the Citizens Advice consumer helpline via their
online reporting form or by telephone on 03454 04 05 06.

See East Winch   Neighbourhood Watch