Cyber crime

Report a scam

You can report a problem with a trader or product to Trading Standards by contacting the national consumer helpline.

Report a cyber crime

What is cyber crime?

Even though you are 20 times more likely to be robbed at your computer screen than robbed in the street people are still not doing enough to protect themselves from being a target on the internet. You can watch our videos to understand how easily criminals can target you online.

In April 2017 Kent residents lost over £1.1million to cyber crime, but the actual figure is likely to be much higher as most people do not report an online crime.

There are many different types of cyber crime that have affected Kent residents. Kent Police and Get Safe Online offer good overall advice about how to protect yourself and your family.

Here are some very basic steps you can take to improve your online security: