Covid-19 Vaccine Text Scam Alert

Alert message sent 04/01/2021 19:34:00

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Covid-19 Vaccine Text Scam Alert

Dear Neighbourhood Watch member,
 
Today we have been alerted to a highly believable scam which starts with a text and advises the user that they are eligible to apply for the vaccine and to click on the link in the text message.  The user is then led to a webpage, which looks very convincing and asks them to complete some details, in order for them to be able to apply for the vaccine.
 
The details asked for:
Name
Address
Date of birth
Proof of address
Card payment details

 
With the recent approval of multiple vaccines in the UK, these types of scam attempts are likely to continue, as fraudsters continue to take advantage of the roll-out to some many people.
 
Please see our article on our website: 
https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/news/fake-text-identifying-you-eligible-covid-19-vaccine
 
And feel free to share this email with your networks.
 
#WeAreStrongerTogether
 
Best wishes
 
Cheryl
Cheryl Spruce | Head of Membership and Community Engagement
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NETWORK
 
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Gill Riley (NWN, Communication Administrator, Derbyshire)
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