North Yorkshire County Council has an Investigations and Safeguarding, Multi-Agency Safeguarding Team, NYCC which helps support the most vulnerable, lonely members of our communities when targeted for scams and fraud. A copy of their report is available here, it is shocking that so many criminals are operating in this area. Fortunately, as the report shows, the NYCC has had some success combating these crimes. It can be viewed NYCC Trading Scams OCT 2020.
Please note the following links, which may be helpful:
TrueCall call blocker device:
The latest edition of The Little Big Book of Scams:
Sign up here for bulletins from the Police to receive warnings of the latest scams and fraud.