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   Trading Standards Warning    4 January, 2021

Trading Standards warning:

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:


Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Service

!! Scam alert – Covid-19 vaccine scam text !!


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



The post can be found at https://www.facebook.com/leicstradingstandards/posts/875514183204958 

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