Are you dreaming of a Black Friday or a White Christmas?

We're working with Get Safe Online to bring you festive online safety messages.

Posted on 17 November 2017

November and December are the busiest online shopping months of the year. They’re also the busiest time for online fraudsters. They take advantage of the fact that this is the season of goodwill, you’re very busy and you're looking for a bargain.

That’s why we’re working with Get Safe Online to bring you expert, easy-to-follow safety tips to help protect you from getting caught out by seasonal scams, such as realistic-looking phishing e-mails, posts that advertise offers that are too good to be true, fraudulent shopping websites and fake goods.

For more information on buying safely online, visit www.getsafeonline.org/christmas2017

If you think you’ve been a victim of online fraud, report it to Action Fraud, the UK’s national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre on 0300 123 20 40 or at www.actionfraud.police.uk

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