Increase In Scam Texts and Emails - What To Do
There are numbers of victims of fraud replying to text messages and emails that are clearly fraudulent. Please pass on the following to your friends and family.
Reporting Fraudulent Text messages
Anyone can report any type of Text/SMS scams by forwarding the original message to 7726, this spells SCAM on a keypad.
Reporting Fraudulent/ Suspicious Emails
Members of the public can send their suspicious emails to firstname.lastname@example.org and the NCSC’s automated programme will immediately test the validity of the site. Any sites found to be phishing scams will be removed immediately.
Any doubts whatsoever do not click. For advice or to report a fraud contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040