Cyber Crime Sources of Further Information

Stop! Think Fraud

A government website providing guidance on how to spot fraud, stay safe and what to do if targeted


Hampshire Cyber Watch

Cyber Watch has a team of Cyber Champions willing to help you for free. Our Cyber Champions are Neighbourhood Watch volunteers trained by Hampshire Police Cyber Crime Unit


Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice provide information and support for those who have been scammed or are concerned about scams:

Get help with online scams

You can get advice from a Scams Action Adviser by calling 0808 250 5050.

The service is open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (closed on bank holidays). Calls are free from mobiles and landlines.

Check if something might be a scam

Check if you can get your money back

What to do if you have been scammed

Report a scam

Little Book of Cyber Scams

Booklet from the Metropolitan Police on how to avoid cyber scams

More scam advice from the Metropolitan Police including short videos and leaflets


Little Book of Cyber Advice

Booklet from the Metropolitan Police & Hampshire & IoW Police giving 10 tips to avoid being a victim of cyber crime The Little Leaflet of Cyber Advice (


Little Book of Big Scams

Booklet from the Metropolitan Police & Hampshire & IoW Police to explain some of the most common scams and give advice on how to avoid falling victim to them  The Little Book of Big Scams – 5th Edition (


Cyber Aware

Cyber Aware is the government’s website giving advice on how to stay secure online


National Police Chiefs’ Council

Booklet of staying safe online


Action Fraud

If you think you might have been a victim of cyber crime, advise Action Fraud by visiting or contact them on 0300 123 2040.


Hampshire & Isle of Wight Police Cyber Crime

Online fraud & Cybercrime | Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary


National Cyber Security Centre

The NCSC’s cyber security advice to protect you and your family, and the technology you rely on


Friends Against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.


Take Five

Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations.


Age UK

Making the most of the internet advice

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