Avoiding scams on WhatsApp

Have you heard of a friend-in-need scam?

These scams commonly happen on WhatsApp – and according to research by WhatsApp, 59% of Brits say they or someone they know have received a message-based scam in the last year.


And at Scams Action, we’ve seen more and more friend-in-need scams — where a scammer poses as someone you know to get you to give them money or asks you to forward a 6-digit PIN number.

Find out how to protect yourself at our national site.


For free and confidential advice about your individual circumstances, contact us today.

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