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Consumer Insight Survey 2020

Consumer Insight Survey 2020

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10 common scams for farmers and agricultural businesses to watch out for

For more information on scams, please visit the nidirect website or the ScamwiseNI Facebook page.

See the full leaflet by clicking here. Watch the video here.

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Farmers and Agricultural Businesses: 10 common scams to watch out for (and how to avoid them)

Scammers are targeting farmers and agricultural businesses across Northern Ireland. Therefore, it is more important than ever to take extra precautions to avoid falling victim to fraud or a scam.

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Scams for Farmers and Agricultural Businesses

For more information on scams, please visit the nidirect website or the ScamwiseNI Facebook page.

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Information to avoid and report scams

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EasyJet data breach: What consumers need to know

Following the news of easyJet’s data breach, The Consumer Council is advising all easyJet customers to be very cautious of any communications purporting to come from easyJet or easyJet Holidays.

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COVID-19 Scams - Know the signs... stop the crime

Scammers are unfortunately taking advantage of consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic so it is more important than ever to take extra precautions. Watch out for unsolicited telephone calls, automated voice messages, emails, texts, social media posts and doorstep scams. For more information on scams, please visit the nidirect website: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/scamwiseni 

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Home learning made fun: Learn about consumer rights, budgeting and avoiding scams

The Consumer Council has launched a range of educational family activities, games and quizzes to teach kids of all ages and adults about their consumer rights, budgeting and how to avoid scams.

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15 common COVID-19 scams to watch out for

Scammers are unfortunately taking advantage of consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic so it is more important than ever to take extra precautions. Watch out for unsolicited telephone calls, automated voice messages, emails, texts, social media posts and doorstep scams. For more information on scams, please visit the nidirect website: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/scamwiseni 

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Activity Sheet - Scam Word Search 3

Download and print. This one is tough so answers are included.

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Consumer Skills

The Consumer Council promotes and safeguards the interests of all Northern Ireland consumers and we have devised a number of consumer rights themed games and quizzes that you and your family can do while you are in the house. The recommended ages for these activities are 15+ years old.

Consumer Skills

The Consumer Council promotes and safeguards the interests of all Northern Ireland consumers and we have devised a number of consumer rights themed games and quizzes that you and your family can do while you are in the house. The recommended ages for these activities are 10 - 14 years old.

Consumer Skills

The Consumer Council promotes and safeguards the interests of all Northern Ireland consumers and we have devised a number of consumer rights themed games and quizzes that you and your family can do while you are in the house. The recommended ages for these activities are 4 - 10 years old.

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Colouring Sheet - SCAM Test

Download and print.

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Consumer Skills

The Consumer Council promotes and safeguards the interests of all Northern Ireland consumers and we have devised a number of consumer rights themed games and quizzes that you and your family can do while you are in the house.

Scams

Information regarding scams relating to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and how to avoid falling for them.

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Videos: Consumer Parliament and Regional Parliaments

Highlights video of our fourth annual Consumer Parliament and summary video of issues raised at our four regional parliaments. 

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How to spot scam mail

Our scam mail leaflet provides information on the types of scam mail, what to look for and how to report it. 

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Types of scam mail and advice on how to report. 

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Scams - Know the signs... stop the crime leaflet

This leaflet provides information on the different types of scams, what to look our for and how to report a scam. This leaflet has been produced in conjunction with the Police Service for Northern Ireland and Trading Standards Service.

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