Natwest launches Scams Live event
RBS owner NatWest is hosting a Facebook Live session to highlight how criminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus to scam customers. The innovative session is in response to Action Fraud reporting a 400% increase in coronavirus related frauds and scams in the last month.
NatWest Scams Live will look at some of the techniques used by criminals and how they encourage customers to hand over personal information which is then used to scam them.
The 30-minute session will give viewers the opportunity to ask any questions or raise concerns they have.
Jason Costain, head of fraud, NatWest, said: “Before the coronavirus pandemic took hold, fraud was already the number one reported crime in the UK. Join our session to hear about the latest ways criminals are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic and learn how you can protect yourself from scams.”
The online session will be live on Friday 24 April 2020 at 12pm through the NatWest Facebook page, a recording will be available shortly afterwards.
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