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Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National)


The courier scam is when fraudsters call and trick you into handing your cards and PIN  or cash to a courier on your doorstep. There are many variations of the scam, but it usually follows this method:

Protect Yourself:

If you have handed over any details to the fraudster, call your bank and cancel your cards immediately.If you want to call your bank, then do it from another telephone.

If you believe that you have been a victim of fraud you can report it online at or by telephone on 0300 123 2040.