Scams are created to trick you into handing over money or personal details. They can be targeted at businesses or individuals.

If you are a victim of a scam, report it to Action Fraud and contact the police on 101.

If a rogue trader or doorstep criminal is on your property now or you feel threatened or unsafe, call the police on 999 straight away.

Police Scotland

If you think a rogue trader or doorstep criminal is in your area, call:

Trading Standards

or

Police Scotland

Citizens Advice has information about common consumer scams to look out for.

Business Companion has advice on how to spot and avoid scams targeting businesses.