An Online Crime Is Now Committed Every 10 Minutes
Crimes reported to Police in England & Wales involving online activity totalled 55,000 last year. Stalking & harassment offences were the most reported crime.
Research shows there were over 2 BILLION nuisance calls made last year in the UK - that's 6 million calls each day.
Research shows that there were over 2 BILLION nuisance calls made last year in the UK - that's 6 million calls each day.
The majority of those were to people over the age of 65.
Now, insurance company Aviva has launched a campaign to get the Government to ban cold calls.
Aviva has asked ministers to use upcoming legislation to ban calls relating to a pensions, PPI or insurance claim, where there is no established relationship with the consumer. Such protections already exist with other financial products such as mortgages.
Top tips on how to protect yourself from phone scams: