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Take Five Week 2024: Introducing our new ‘ScamSceptible’ tool For Take Five Week 2024, we are excited to launch our ‘ScamSceptible’ tool and concept. ScamSceptible is the idea that scammers can try to take advantage of how we are feeling and sometimes, we might be more susceptible to their tactics. In the right environment, on the right day, … Continued

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How ScamSceptible are you?

Take Five to Stop Fraud campaign warns public to stay alert as criminals take advantage when we’re busy or preoccupied Criminals most commonly successfully defraud customers in the afternoon Take Five unveils ScamSceptible tool to help people understand how susceptible they could be to fraud and how they can stay safe. Criminals will take time … Continued

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Small businesses struggling to spot scams 

Criminals stole £42.6 million from businesses through authorised push payment (APP) fraud in the first six months of 2023  Nearly 1 in 5 could not always spot the scams in Take Five to Stop Fraud’s quiz  1 in 10 didn’t recognise a procurement scam   New data* from Take Five to Stop Fraud’s ‘Can you spot … Continued

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Scam warning: Criminals may purport to be from Take Five, using our official branding on websites, social media posts, literature, on the phone or by text. Take Five doesn’t provide endorsement or approval for any products/services and would never call or text anyone.