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Note to visitors

The content on this page is delivered in collaboration with Royal Borough of Greenwich Trading Standards, who advises us regularly in regards to potential scams/door step crimes at international, national and borough level. The information is received from multiple sources, like other local authorities, police, banks, other traders, or from members of the public.

If you are worried somebody might be the victim of a scam or you have information in regards to existing scams, please inform Royal Borough of Greenwich Trading Standards at: 

For additional help and support, contact Citizens Advice Scams Action on  0300 330 3003.

Moreover, you can make a difference by sharing the content of this page with people that might be at risk.


We will update this page with scams and fraud attempts coming to our attention:

Coronavirus trojan link Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases

Trading Standards would like to inform about the following  Scam Alert – telephone scam oct 2019

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) impersonation: Scam Alert – FCA Impersonations Scam

Following on from the collapse of Thomas Cook an unscrupulous scam is happening: Scam Alert – Thomas Cook

Scam Alert- HMRC telephone Scam

Fraudulent companies approaching consumers Scam Alert -Trade Association Scam

Rogue guttering business approaching vulnerable residents in the borough ALERT – Fraudulent gutter cleaning service

Royal Greenwich Trading Standards have been made aware of a Council Tax scam sent via text message stating you are due a council tax refund. Visit the link and share the information to prevent similar incidents from happening Council Tax Scam