Hadlow Down Online in its role as the Hadlow Down Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator has now become 'A Friend Against Scams' following a seminar on October 24th.
'A Friend Against Scams'
is a National Trading Standards initiative and the seminar was hosted by Action in Rural Sussex.
Consumers lose £5 to 10 billion every year to internet, 'phone & door-to-door scams. Hadlow Down Online aims to create as much awareness as possible via the Village Web Site
, Bulk emailed Newsletters
, Email Alerts
, the Village Facebook Group
and Parish Magazine
. We are in the process of creating a 'Friend Against Scams' page within the Village Web Site
listing all current and recent scams as well as offering advice on what action should be taken when you think you may be a victim of a scam or have been targeted by scammers.
We welcome all input from villagers regarding scams they receive or know of in order that we can make more people aware of those currently 'doing the rounds'. Please email details to email@example.com headed 'scam alert'.