25th December 2019
Hampshire Police Alerts - Covid19 Scam Awareness
- Author: Hampshire Police
- Published: 1st May 2020
- Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Hampshire
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|Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud people.
Below are some of the most common scams to be aware of:
EMAIL, TEXT AND PHONE CALL SCAMS:
ADVICE AND SUPPORT:
Always question unsolicited calls, texts or emails requesting your personal or financial information (name, address, bank details). To verify the company contact them directly using a known email or phone number. For advice on cybercrime, or to report suspicious emails, visit www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberaware Anyone who has been a victim of fraud or cybercrime can report it online at www.actionfraud.police.uk or call 0300 123 2040
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