The internet is a wonderful thing - but like anything powerful, it can be used for nefarious purposes.
The following is a list of 8 key scams affecting people in Yorkshire right now.
They range from fake bank letters to false invoices and speeding tickets.
They all share one thing in common - they are designed to look real and often imitate genuine correspondence.
But they all also attempt to grab account details - this is phishing.
If you see any similar scams, tweet @Yorkshirepost and of course, you can report crime to police on 101.