Scam Warning for Bereaved

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cartoon mage of a sign saying SCAM

Wigan Trading Standards officers are working with our registrars and bereavement services teams to help communicate information about potential scams to families who have lost a loved one.

There are sadly a number of scams aimed at targeting vulnerable people after they lose someone.

The Council are producing a leaflet, which will go out with every registered death in the borough to protect people from falling victim to scammers