Skip to content

Are you worried about an adult? Please call 0344 800 8020

Report a concern

Put scam ads in the Online Safety Bill - public figures & celebrities write open letter to the Prime Minister

Fourteen trusted household names, public figures and celebrities – Martin Lewis, Sir Richard Branson, Deborah Meaden, Duncan Bannatyne, Rob Brydon, Dawn French, Bear Grylls, Peter Jones, Lorraine Kelly, Davina McCall, Phillip Schofield, Bradley Walsh, Robbie Williams and Holly Willoughby – have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister calling for paid-for scam advertising to be urgently included in the upcoming Online Safety Bill.

Led by Martin Lewis – founder of this site,, and the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute charity – the signees of the letter have all had their names and faces used by scammers in online advertising, often thousands of times, luring victims into fraudulent financial schemes or 'selling' them fake health cures.

Read full article here.