UKICC | The UK International Consumer Centre

Common Scams

Below you'll find a list - and brief explanation - of some of the most common scams we are aware of.  Hopefully, this information may just stop you entering into something you may later regret. But scam artists are very resourceful and inventive - and are always looking to exploit other people's trust or naivety.

It may be an old cliche but if it looks too good to be true - it almost certainly is. So, if you are in any doubt, be wary, ask questions and be prepared to walk away!