‘West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert’

Please find attached the West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert. This weekly alert will outline trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected. Unfortunately there has been an increase in reports of scams, doorstep Crime and business complaints all relating to the COVID-19 pandemic here in West Yorkshire. This news alert will give you an indication of the current situation here in West Yorkshire.

Last week, (13/04/2020 – 19/04/2020) WYTS had 31 COVID-19 complaints and queries. A further 39 intelligence reports were submitted through our intelligence database relating to COVID-19 during this time period.

Thank you

The Covid19 Trading Standards Team

Covid-19 Scam alert issue 4 24.04.2020 – Copy