NHS Vaccine Test Message Scam
West Midlands Police has alerted us to a new scam – watch out for a text message claiming to be from the NHS saying you are eligible to apply for the vaccine and will including a link ‘to apply’. The link takes you to a fake NHS website and asks you for payment and other personal details.
Do not respond to the text message or click on any links
Remember to remain vigilant and remember that the NHS will never ask for payment for the vaccine.
Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to 7726. This free-of-charge short code enables your provider to investigate the origin of the text and take action, if found to be malicious.
If you have been a victim of fraud then please contact Action Fraud:
0300 123 2040 or on their website at actionfraud.police.uk