NHS Test and Trace scams – How to stay safe

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NHS Test and Trace scams – How to stay safe

Dear Watch Member,

The Government Test and Trace service is extremely important in the fight against Coronavirus, and of course it’s vital that the public get on board with it.

Unfortunately, criminals will use the existence of this service to exploit every opportunity they can to defraud innocent people of their money, or steal their personal details, and will now seek to use Test and Trace as a vehicle to execute scams on the unwary.

The Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit have therefore issued an advice sheet which you can download from the attached PDF.

NOTE:  If you have an elderly neighbour who is not online, then remember that scammers can use telephone methods with great ease on the elderly where health is concerned - so please take the time to print a copy of this single sheet to give to your neighbour.

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If you need to reply regarding this message, tap on this email address: hillingdonnhw@gmail.com

Dave Ludlow
Community Coordinator
Email: hillingdonnhw@gmail.com

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