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HMRC Text Scam

Alert message sent 09/12/2020 10:10:00

Information sent on behalf of Durham Constabulary


Please be aware of a recent scam text message purporting to be from HMRC, these messages have also been received by email too.

The message will tell you that you have a pending amount due which will expire on a particular date 

It will then ask asks you to click on a link to click to claim the amount back.

These scam texts and email often look very real

For the best advice on how to spot a scam email or text, click on the following link to the National Security Cyber Centre

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/suspicious-email-actions?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI666hydLA7QIV2N_tCh1EtQ2yEAAYAyAAEgLj4fD_BwE 
 
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Susie Blake (Police , Partnerships Officer, Durham Constabulary)

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