If you have inadvertently stumbled across potentially illegal online content, specifically images of child sexual abuse, criminally obscene material or anything that incites racial hatred then please submit a report to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). The IWF works in partnership with the police, government, the online industry and the public to combat this type of material and you are helping to make the internet safer for all by taking this action.
Report to Internet Watch Foundation
You can ring Childline on 0800 1111 where you can speak to someone in private and the number will not show up on your phone bill. Childline is managed by the NSPCC is there to help you so please dont be afraid to make the call.
The Childline website also offers excellent help and advice on a whole range of issues.
Cybermentors offer a very similar service online to Childline but this time you can speak to someone online who is your own age. Their site offers excellent advice and guidance so please use it.
Visit the Cyber Mentors website
If you have been ‘scammed, ripped off or conned’ you can report to Action Fraud, www.actionfraud.police.uk, or on 0300 1232040. It is a 24/7 service This service is run by the National Fraud Authority, the UK’s government agency that helps coordinate the fight against fraud.