East Sussex Against Scams Partnership (ESASP) Charter Event
27th February 2020
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Friends Against Scams

FriendThe 20 minute scams awareness session can be found here.

SCAMchampion – You can complete the SCAMchampion training here. This will give you the skills and resources to be able to present scams awareness sessions yourself

Organisation – If you’d like to have your organisation sign up as a FAS organisation, you can put in an application here.

Scam Marshal – If you or someone you know is in receipt of scam mail in the post or receives telephone scams and would like to share that mail or phone call information with our investigations team they can join the Scam Marshal scheme here.

Young Friends – The Young Friends training and resources can be requested via the contact form on our website here.

Practitioner E-learning – For a deeper understanding of issue of scams, an insight into the behaviour of criminals behind scams and information on the legislation, the Practitioner E-learning can be completed here.

Accessible training, Embedded Conversation leaflet and all other resources – To access the Accessible training, Embedded Conversation leaflet and information sheet, all of the scams awareness presentations & handouts and additional resources, please sign up as a SCAMchampion via the link above and you will receive instructions on how to access resources via email.

Courier Fraud

For further information about the local work Sussex Police are doing around Courier Fraud, click here.

For information on the recent crackdown on Courier Fraud lead by the City of London police click here.

Social Media

Please follow us on our social media channels below:


@AgainstScams @NTSScamsTeam



Reporting and Advice

If you need advice regarding scams please contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 11 33 (new Freephone replacement number) or if you need to report a scam or suspicious activity please contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use the online reporting tool here.

Elder Abuse Recovery Service 

Gail Shanahan - Volunteer Coordinator (Elder Abuse Recovery Service) 

FREE HELPLINE 080 8808 8141 offering: information, emotional support and confidentiality



Age UK East Sussex

Tracey Firth, SCAMS Community Engagement Officer


Free and confidential advice for older people, their families, friends and carers by telephone, email and face-to-face (Monday to Friday)

Hastings Information Centre

Unit 43, Priory Meadow, Queens Road, TN34 1PJ

Drop-in and Appointments


Telephone Service: 01273 476704

Sussex Police 

Operation Signature:  https://www.sussex.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/wsi/watch-schemes-initiatives/os/operation-signature/

How to report: https://www.sussex.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/fa/fraud/

Victim Support in Sussex - Local support for victims of crime. http://www.safespacesussex.org.uk/


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