Staying safe online

The internet is a very powerful and informative tool, however there are people that take advantage of its vulnerabilities. We are dedicated to making your experience as safe and secure as possible which is why we have compiled this guide so that you do not become a victim of online fraud.

Remember that we are not giving you a list of solutions to the problem of fraud but are hopefully providing you with the necessary advice so that you can stay safe online.

Fraud is just one term given to the act of false representation, failing to disclose information or abusing a position but has other common terms are also used such as scam, con and deception.

Some (mainly those committing the offence) view fraud as a victimless crime, where as the truth is that someone always feels the effect of an act of fraud whether it being an individual themselves or the customers of credit card and insurance companies who receive higher interest rates and premiums.