This document provides a range of definitions of words and phrases used in relation to cyber scams, and discusses some of the key factors related to this form of scamming. These terms are in general use but are frequently used to describe different things. This is confusing and can even hide the true breadth, reach and impact of cyber scams on individuals and wider society. This document aids professionals, carers, and anyone in contact with potential or actual cyber scam victims.
The National Centre is currently working with the National Trading Standards e-crime unit, as well as CIFAS, to provide new National Guidance on Internet and Cyber-crime. This shall be launched by the APPG on Financial Crime and Scamming in Spring 2019 and by the NHS England Safeguarding Team at their Spring conference in 2019.To instantly download this free PDF, please fill in your details in the form below.