Older drivers are being advised to be on their guard against fraud.
A telephone scam is targeting north-east residents, Trading Standards have said.
Scammers who say they're calling from BT and TalkTalk have been targeting people in the north-east.
People are being warned to be beware of scammers posing as council officials.
Singing superstar Annie Lennox has taken to Facebook to warn fans about scammers pretending to be her.
A pensioner has urged people to be vigilant after being targeted by fraudsters who claimed they had kidnapped his dead wife.
Police are urging people in Aberdeen to be on their guard following reports of fraudsters operating in the city.