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Scams Awareness

Scams Awareness is a yearly campaign which aims to create a network of confident, alert consumers who know what to do when they see a scam. This year's campaign will place over two weeks, from the 15-28 June.

Whether you’re an individual consumer looking to protect yourself and your family from scams, or an organisation or group representing consumers, your efforts during the campaign are important.

You can help us spread the message throughout the year that scams are crimes that can happen to anyone and we don’t need to be embarrassed if we fall victim to them.

If you are a campaigner in Scotland please visit Citizens Advice Scotland for more information about the campaign where you live.

Advice for consumers

Resources for campaigners

Visit our resource page to download resources from the 2019 campaign to help you raise awareness of scams. New resources will be available closer to the 2020 campaign. You can also find resources from our partners here.

If you campaigning in Scotland, please use the resources from Citizens Advice Scotland.

Let us know you’re taking part in the 2020 Scams Awareness campaign and sign up for our mailing list

You can register your participation in the 2020 Scams Awareness campaign by completing the form below. This will also give you the option to sign up to the mailing list for campaign updates. You can see which other local organisations are participating in the Scams Awareness campaign on our map

Our partners

Citizens Advice runs the Scams Awareness campaign in close collaboration with the Consumer Protection Partnership. This brings together key partners in the consumer landscape to identify, prioritise and coordinate collective action to tackle detriment.

Partners include Trading Standards service and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

If you have any campaign enquiries please email