Friends Against Scams numbers up
Norfolk how has 615 Friends registered and a fantastic 34 SCAMchampions!
Our friends in Norfolk Trading Standards have been working hard delivering more workshops which have boosted our numbers.
A Friends Against Scams (FAS) has attend a short awareness session in person or complete the online training.
After this session FAS are asked to start taking action to "Take a Stand Against Scams". This could be by talking to your neighbours, friends or family about scams or writing to your local MP asking them to promote scams awareness action by delivering key messages to prevent people from being scammed. For more ideas of what you can do as a Friend, take a look at the 'Friends' Pledges' on the Friends Against Scams website.
SCAMchampions are Friends Against Scams who want to do more. SCAMchampions host awareness sessions to recruit Friends and drive Friends Against Scams forward in their communities or workplace. SCAMchampions attend an additional session to give them a fuller understanding of the laws surrounding scams and some presentation tips.