Derbyshire Scam Watch would like to invite you to a re-launch event on Tuesday the 9th May 2017 at Derby Cathedral 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP. Arrival refreshments from 12.30pm event start 1pm.
The aim of the event will be to raise awareness of scams along with the harmful effects of mass marketing.
The event will be opened by Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa, who has kindly funded the Derbyshire Scam Watch project through the Commissioners Community Action Grant Scheme.
Derbyshire Police Economic Crime Unit will be giving an insight into the scale of the problem in Derbyshire and the Police perspective of scams / financial fraud.
National Trading Standards will also be giving an insight into scams / financial fraud from a national perspective along with sharing the details of ‘Friends Against Scams’ and how you can get involved in your community.
Financial scamming can have seriously damaging consequences on individuals and society. The impact is often underestimated. Becoming a scam victim can be a life-changing event, each year 3.2 million people fall victim to a scam. (Age UK, 2015)
If you and/or your colleagues would like to attend please email: SMitchell@nedcab.org.uk as soon as possible to reserve places.
Please share this email as widely as possibly. If your organisation would like space for a display stand please let us know as soon as possible as space is limited.