Impersonation Fraud Awareness

Impersonation Fraud is when a fraudster contacts a victim impersonating professional people such as The Police, HMRC or The Bank. The fraudster will then convince the victim that their money is under attack, or that they owe money and payment is needed. Victims will then send the money away, purchase items or go into a bank and withdraw the money and send to the fraudster via a courier, never to be seen again.

The Bank, The Police and HMRC will never contact you asking you to pay outstanding debt, or to withdraw money and send to a safe account. Please click on the link below or copy it into your web browser to watch the video which has been produced by The Metropolitan Police Service

Vacancy - Project Assistant for our Equality & Welfare Reform Project


22 hours per week, £17,797 salary per annum (pro-rata)

 Fixed term until 31st October 2020 subject to funding, based at offices in Accrington & Bacup

 Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn are looking to recruit Project Assistant to help support the delivery of our innovative project, which aims to address inequalities and poor decision making within the welfare benefit system that adversely affect vulnerable and disadvantaged people.  This will be achieved though supporting advisers dealing with discrimination, gathering evidence to influence fairer practices and policies and developing links with legal advice providers both locally and nationally.

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