Preventing and reporting scams

Written by Ed Beckmann Friday, 1 April 2011 10:07

Do you want to reduce the impact of scams to your business?

Hopefully you already do something to minimise the amount of scam emails that you might get. If you do not know how to do this, then get a professional to look at your computer arrangements – your computer or laptop is probably your biggest assets and potential downfall, so you must budget for professional support (it can cost from less than £2 per week, probably less than you think).

Equally, it is a sad fact of life that you need to check anything that arrives by post or fax as well to make sure it is genuine.

I have put a link below to a blog posting which give you details of the Action Fraud website you can visit, and an email address to report scams. Do have a look, prevention schemes cost a lot to set up and they can only work with real information from you.

Let’s face it – the whole business community needs to take responsibility for reducing scams – they slow down the entire internet with their traffic!

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