This week is Scottish #ScamWatch Week, running from Monday 30 August to Sunday 5 September.
Scams have an impact on Scottish consumers every day, often costing thousands of pounds. Most of us will be the target of a scammer at some point.
During Scottish ScamWatch Week, Advice Direct Scotland will be shining a light on the scams impacting Scottish consumers and the ways in which consumers can reduce exposure to scammers and avoid being caught out.
If you want more information, please visit the consumer advice website here or call their helpline on 0808 164 6000.