Reports of Fraudsters Offering Fake Government Grants
Individuals and buisnesses have been targeted by fraudsters.
Residents accross Warwickshire should continue to remain vigilant against potential scams.
Residents should remain vigilant after being alerted to new reports of fraudsters posing as people from the NHS Test and Trace programme, launched to help control the COVID-19 virus.
There are concerns that the system is being targeted by scammers, who are pretending to be contact tracers in a bid to trick people into parting with their personal information.
People will be alerted by the NHS Test and Trace service if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
Contact tracers will:
They will not ask:
Find out more about the NHS Test and Trace service by visiting - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/nhs-test-and-trace-if-youve-been-in-contact-with-a-person-who-has-coronavirus/
If you have been a victim of fraud or cybercrime, please report it to Action Fraud at action.fraud.police.uk or by calling 0300 123 2040.
Courtesy of Stratford District Council