It’s not only retailers that are happy to receive your hard-earned cash, thieves and con artists are on the look-out for opportunities on the high street to take your money as well. What can you do to stay safe when you’re out shopping?
Always take credit and debit receipts with you – some of them carry your card details
Roughly 1,700 people are a victim of pickpocketing every day.
Thieves are often watching for homes that look empty, particularly during school holidays, as they know this is a popular time to go away. Follow our advice to help prevent your household falling victim to burglars: