If you, a family member, neighbour or friend think they have been a victim of a health supplements scam, immediately report it to Action Fraud UK.
We have produced a number of tips that could help prevent you from being the next target:
• Don’t rush into anything: scammers try to rush people into making quick decisions by claiming that a great offer or investment is time-limited
• If you’re managing a health condition, never stop taking a prescribed medicine, or start taking a new medicine, without speaking to your GP or pharmacist first
• Scam websites can show similar signs or patterns, including promising a new miracle cure or offering to supply prescription-only medicines without a valid prescription
Read more on on how to avoid being a victim of a health supplement scam