Scam Watch


For urgent Trading Standards matters, contact Aberdeenshire Council’s Trading Standards at 01467 537222.  For non-urgent enquiries, please contact Consumer Advice Scotland at or on 0808 164 6000.  Contact Police Scotland on 999 if you need urgent assistance or 101 for non urgent matters. For more information about scams please visit Friends Against Scams at Please direct any media queries to or 01467 538222 during office hours.

BBC Reporter Records HMRC Scam Phonecall

Trading Standards Bulletin 16

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Police Scotland Business Watch March 21 

Shed & outbuilding security, bike thefts, crime prevention advice – rural businesses, Ringing The Changes Money Changing Scam, Abuse oof RFetail Staff

Police Scotland Business Watch Feb 2021

What is Ask for ANI?  (Action Needed Immediately)  a discreet way for victims of domestic abuse to signal that they need emergency help

NHS Coronavirus Vaccine Scam, Vehicle Security, Rogue Traders, Bank Scams, Cybewr Security, Puppy Purchasing Advice, Safer Internet Day 2021, Care Day 2021, Sign up for Neighbourhood Alert

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