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Beat the Scammers helps older people to protect themselves from telephone fraud and scams by providing advice and information

Stay Safe, Stay Aware

Beat the Scammers is for anyone aged over 50 who receive fraudulent/nuisance telephone calls and would benefit from getting advice and practical suggestions on how to deal with them.  Older people are targeted ruthlessly over the phone resulting in large amounts of money being obtained fraudulently. 

Age UK County Durham will only call you to offer a service that has been requested

  • We will never ask for your bank card PIN number
  • We will never come to your home unannounced or without an arranged appointment
  • If in doubt close your door or hang up your telephone, call us on 0191 386 3856 or the police on 111
For more information download our Beat the Scammers leaflet, or call 0191 374 6568 or Contact Us

Watch our information videos below for more information about scams