641 VICTIMS have lost a combined total of £1,820,731 to coronavirus related scams

UPDATE: 641 victims have lost a combined total of £1,820,731 to coronavirus-related scams.

Action Fraud also continue to receive a high volume of reports about fake emails being used to solicit donations to the NHS.

The NHS will never ask you to send money directly to a bank account, or make a payment using Bitcoin.

Additionally, there have been a number of reports regarding emails claiming to be from HMRC offering tax rebates as a result of #coronavirus

If you get a call or message claiming to be from HMRC that asks you to click on a link or to give info such as your name, card or bank details, it’s a scam.

To get the latest advice on how to protect yourself from coronavirus-related scams, visit
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/covid19
#coronavirusfrauds

PLEASE DO SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY AND COLLEAGUES. DON’T ASSUME EVERYONE KNOWS – PLEASE HELP US BY PLEDGING TO #TELL2 OTHERS

Attached are some informative infographics regarding the above information

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