Watch out for fake emails claiming to be Action Fraud

8 Nov 2019 01:16 PM

We are aware of fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud contacting people in order to steal personal and financial details.

We would urge people to not click on the links or attachments in suspicious emails, and to never respond to messages that ask for personal or financial details

Under no circumstances will Action Fraud, or a police force, ask you to make a payment in order to recover money that you may have lost.

We have identified at least one fake number relating to this scam and are working with our disruptions team to close this down.

If you think you have been a victim of fraud, report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or via our online reporting tool.

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