COVID 19 - Beware of Scams

Avon and Somerset Police have advised the public to be aware of the scams that are surrounding the COVID 19 crisis

Avon and Somerset Police have asked people to be aware of a new email scam advising you are entitled to a tax refund of £128.34. 

The email states this is a precautionary measure in co-operation with National Insurance and National Health Services. It is NOT. It goes on to suggest the funds can be used to help protect yourself against COVID 19 and to access funds by clicking on the blue hyperlink. Do NOT do this. 

North Wales Police have advised it has already cost the public more than £800,000 in a month and to contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040

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