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Scam Alert: Watch out for emails promoting Bitcoin investment scams

Action Fraud have received over 400 reports in two days. 


Action Fraud have received over 400 reports in 48 hours about emails advertising scam investments in Bitcoin platforms. 

Fraudsters are promising high returns and using fake celebrity endorsements and images of fake news stories to entice people into investing. The links in the emails lead to websites that are designed to steal your personal and financial information. 


  • Your bank, or any other official organisation won't ask you to share personal information over email or text. If you need to check that it's a genuine message, call them directly.
  • Spotted a suspicious email? Forward it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) - 



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