Trading Standards- Covid-19 Vaccine Scam
Leicestershire Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam, whereby, members of the public receive a text message advising that they are eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. They are then encouraged to provide various personal information.
The following is now posted on our Trading Standards Facebook page, please feel free to distribute as appropriate:
Criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout through a convincing scam text to steal people's personal and financial details.
The text contains a link that leads to a convincing fake NHS website with an application form. It asks for your bank / card details in order to 'check identity'. The NHS will not ask for payment.
Please warn friends and family of this scam text.
Read the full Which? article at https://bit.ly/2WWTJJc
Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 11:21 by Lauren Withers