SCAM WARNING: COVID text messages

Watch out for fake text messages pretending to be from the NHS. Since Jan 1st, 412 victims have reported losses totalling more than £531,000. Please use the following links if you would like to see an example of the fake NHS messages reported to Action Fraud:

What you need to look out for:
• Be aware of requests for personal information in messages claiming to be from the NHS.
• Be alert to links or attachments in unexpected messages claiming to be from the NHS.
• Do not respond to requests for money, bank details or passwords. The NHS will NEVER ask for payment or any financial details.

How to report scam messages:
• If you are suspicious about an email, forward it to
• If you are suspicious about a text message, forward it to the number 7726 (it’s free of charge).

For information on NHS coronavirus testing, visit:

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Action Fraud
(Action Fraud, Administrator, National)

5. March, 2022Latest News Comments Off on ACTION FRAUD

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