Mobile safe project launches

Trading Standards Scotland have been working for many years to protect Scottish households from nuisance and scam calls on their landlines. Their projects have blocked almost a million nuisance calls and prevented over 1,300 scams. The trueCall technology they used is now available on mobile phones. In a new project funded by the Scottish Government, Trading Standards Scotland can offer this service free of charge to eligible people.

You can refer yourself if you have been scammed (or if you are at risk of being scammed). If the referral is accepted you will be sent a trueCall SIM card. This will replace the SIM card that you already have. It gives you unlimited texts, unlimited calls to UK numbers and 2GB of data per month along with the trueCall call blocking service free of charge for two years.

 To apply click here

Please note, this is a Trading Standards Scotland scheme, not one run by the SWI.