Please be aware of scams
Unscrupulous people are taking advantage of Coronavirus anxieties to scam people.
Please look out for each other.
We’ll try to keep this page updated with information on any scams we hear about.
Report a scam
If you are made aware of any scams please let us know and we’ll share the information in our list of known scams below.
Latest scams info
- How to Stay safe if a volunteer is helping youFrom the Government website: The below are recommendations you should follow when a volunteer is helping you, especially if … Continued
- Fraudsters are sending out bogus text messages about the coronavirus vaccine in an attempt to steal bank details.The scam tells recipients they are “eligible to apply for your vaccine” with a link to a bogus NHS … Continued
- Careful selling online – Fake PayPal emails doing the roundsAction Fraud is warning people selling items online to be on the lookout for criminals sending fake PayPal emails. … Continued
- Criminals posing as Covid Marshalls to gain access to people’s homesA new report from the Journal of Trading Standards warns that Criminals are posing as COVID marshals and medical … Continued
- Test and Trace Covid Test Telephone ScamWe’ve been getting reports of people receiving “track and trace NHS” phone calls, saying “we need to send you … Continued
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