Debt Help by phone - Pay attention to scams

Action Fraud website reports an increased number of misleadingly text messages and e-mails from fake Debt Management Companies stating they can offer free help to your debt difficulties.

These messages are often a ploy with the aim to obtain confidential information like bank details and personal address and security numbers.

To protect yourself follow this advice:

  • Never reply to such messages.
  • Never give your personal details like bank account information, PIN number by phone.
  • In the case of emails, do not open any attachments or following any links provided.

You can report fraud calling your local authority.

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