Following on from government advice with regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus) the National Trading Standards Scams Team has free call blockers available to the general public.
Please get your applications in soon. If you know of someone that is:
- Receiving scams or nuisance phone calls
- They are susceptible to scams due to their circumstance
- You have their name and contact information
- You have their consent
To apply please complete the online application via the Friends Against Scams website, via this link: www.FriendsAgainstScams.org.uk/callblocker
The team may contact the user after three months to complete a short survey to find out how effective the unit has been. These results will be gathered for the end of project report to the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS).
Attached is the Friends Against Scams social media pack which is for sharing of information about this scheme as widely as possible. Call blocker partner and LA social media pack 2
If you have any enquires about the project please contact 01323 463600 firstname.lastname@example.org
National Trading Standards Scams Team