North Yorkshire Police warn about fake NHS Covid scam

North Yorkshire Police are warning residents to be aware of fake NHS Covid messages.

By Gemma Jimmison
Thursday, 3rd March 2022, 3:34 pm

The scam has seen texts and emails circulating which claim the recipient has been in contact with someone who’s tested positive for Covid.

The messages tell you to urgently book a test and check your vaccination status.

They usually contain a link to follow which will appear like an NHS website and ask you to input personal or financial details.

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Anyone who receives a suspicious text should send them to 7726 to report them to the National Cyber Security Centre for free.

Any suspicious emails should be forwarded to: [email protected]