West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse team (WYFEAT) are a multi-agency task force made up of Social Workers, Police Officers, Financial Investigators, Criminal Investigators, Financial Investigators and trading standards professionals. WYFEAT complete complex criminal investigations, safeguarding victims and vulnerable adults in the community from financial exploitation and abuse.
This session explains the practical measures available to professionals and victims in West Yorkshire to combat financial abuse and exploitation. The warning signs for professionals to out look for when someone is being financially exploited will also be discussed
Upcoming Course Dates:
* WYFEAT training looks closely at different types of scams & fraud that people respond to, the reasons why people respond and the impact this has on the individual
* The role of WYFEAT and the referral process
* How financial abuse links to the Care Act 2014