A scam is a term used to describe any fraudulent business or scheme that takes money or other goods from an unsuspecting person. Scams can come in many forms, but all are designed to get hold of your money by getting you to reveal your personal details, stealing your information, or even getting you to willingly hand over the cash.
Types of scams can include:
Doorstep scams Mail scams Internet scams Call scams
What you can do about scams
The links below provide more information about scams and how to protect yourself:
Predatory Marriage Predatory Marriage is the practice of intentionally targeting and marrying a vulnerable (older adult /or adult who lacks mental capacity) person in order to gain access to their estate and assets upon their death.
Predatory Marriage relies on grooming and coercion to exert control over another person to persuade them to marry for financial, material or other gain.