Latest Scam in Dorset

Alert message sent 07/01/2021 19:36:00

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There have been reports of a new scam where a person receives a text message telling people they are eligible to apply for a vaccine. A link to a fake NHS website and form which asks for name, address, date of birth, proof of address and bank details to prove identity.
This is a scam. The NHS will never ask for people’s banking information.
For more information about this type of scam you can view or download this leaflet: https://cfa.nhs.uk/.../COVID-19_SMS_and_Text_Message... .
If you think you have been a victim of this type of scam please report to Action Fraud on: 0300 123 2040 or visit: www.actionfraud.police.uk
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Andy Flanagan (Dorset Police, PCSO 8194, East Dorset Rural)

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