Get Real! Say No! to Frauds
Older and more vulnerable residents are particularly at risk from the high-pressure sales tactics used by some unscrupulous doorstep sellers.
The message remains the same - say NO to uninvited sales people.
Join the campaign by displaying the sticker in your door or window.
If you don't have a campaign pack, contact us and we'll send one out to you.
Don't be pressurised into buying things you neither want nor need from people who turn up uninvited on your doorstep.
To report uninvited salespeople call your local Police Station on 101 or Trading Standards on 01595 744887. In an emergency please dial 999.
If you have concerns about the financial abuse of an adult or child, the Safer Shetland website has useful advice, information and contact details for help and support.
Download our advice sheet on Doorstep Selling - Your Rights
If you feel intimidated or threatened by a doorstep seller, dial 999 and tell the police. If you have any other concerns about a doorstep seller, please call your local Police Station on 101 or Trading Standards on 01595 744887 immediately.
The Think Jessica campaign has information and advice about the dangers of scam mail.
The Travel Association has launched a new campaign with the support of the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, Get Safe Online and Action Fraud to warn the general public about the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud.
There are ways to protect yourself against holiday booking fraud, such as verifying a company’s ABTA Membership. Download the new guide to holiday booking fraud for more tips and advice.
Click here for essential information about Hajj Pilgrimage fraud.