Milverton, Somerset

Avon and Somerset Police Covid scam alert

Criminals are once again using Covid to try and steal your money. Since 1 January, 412 victims have reported losses totalling over £531,000.

Fake text messages pretending to be from the NHS are circulating, so remember that the NHS will NEVER ask for payment or for your financial details.

To report suspicious text messages, forward them to 7726 (free of charge), or visit #CovidFrauds.

Examples of scam text messages