Help to fight online trading scams
AN ALERT service providing advice to Lincolnshire residents on how to avoid online scams and unscrupulous traders has been launched.
The new S@fe and Sm@rt newsletter from Lincolnshire Trading Standards will keep people in Stamford, the Deepings and Spalding up-to-date with the latest online scam information.
It comes after it was revealed the number of complaints from residents about website purchas- es increased by 40 per cent in the last two years.
To sign up for the alert send a name and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lincolnshire.gov. uk/emailalerts