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COVID-19 CYBER AND FRAUD PROTECT MESSAGES


This advice has been collated by EMSOU and is intended for wider distribution within the East Midlands Region to raise awareness among businesses and the public.


Advice and information is changing daily as we navigate our way through the COVID- 19 pandemic, so please ensure you only take information from reputable sources.

If you require any further information, assistance or guidance please contact the EMSOU Protect Team or your local Force protect team.


The COVID-19 crisis has led to an increase in online shopping, as the population follows stay-at-home guidance. In this blog, we’ll look at some of the ways you can shop safely online and what kind of e-commerce scams to be on the lookout for. Distance retailing has its roots in 1870s Chicago. Aaron Montgomery Ward came up with the idea of a mail-order business to supply goods to rural customers, who could purchase by mail and c