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Worried about financial abuse?

Financial abuse can happen to anyone, whatever age or gender. It is more common than you may think and can take many forms. For example someone may be preventing you from earning or using your own money, taking out loans in your name or spending your money without your permission.

Whatever form it takes, we're here to help. For example, we can send letters to a different trusted address of your choice or add extra security protection to your account or policy. We'll work with you to find the best way to help. So please get in touch, using the information below, if someone is:

  • Stopping you from working
  • Intercepting or opening your mail
  • Controlling your accounts
  • Making you explain your spending
  • Taking out credit cards or loans in your name
  • Spending your money without telling you
  • Taking money from your account without you knowing
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In the meantime, here are some links to charities and support groups that may be able to provide support

(Just so you know, the links will open in a new window):


The Financial Support Line for Victims of Domestic Abuse
A partnership between Money Advice Plus and Surving Econmic Abuse

Visit the site


Surviving Economic Abuse
They are the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of economic abuse and transforming responses to it.
Visit the site

If you are in immediate danger, call the police on 999.

There may be more we can do to help you

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