While everyone is helping one another with the crisis, fraudsters are still up to their games. With the increase of coronavirus scams.
We would like to make everyone aware that not all scams are via email. There have recently been an increase on scams over the phone trying to advise people they need to buy face-masks and hand sanitiser.
Here is a recent scam :
“There have been more than 5,000 reports about fake emails and texts pretending to be from TV licensing.
These fake messages contain links to false websites that are designed to capture banking, personal or security information.
If you receive an email like this or any other email that you’re not sure is genuine, do not click on any links.”
There are many types of scams below our are the top 3 that are happening today:
Remote access scam: Remote access scams attempt to convince you to allow them access to your Online Banking. These are often cold calls from scammers who say that they’re from telecommunication.
Phishing – email scams : Email scams, or phishing, is one of the most popular ways for scammers to find victims. These days criminals will send out emails that can look very convincing.
Smishing – text scams : Just as with email scams, sometimes it can be very difficult to know if a text message from your bank is real or not.
If you think you have been affected by any of the above please contact us to check your network or contact https://www.gov.uk/report-suspicious-emails-websites-phishing to report the scam.