Information about the latest NHS Covid-19 text message scam

There have been reports of a new scam where a person receives a text saying they need to book a vaccination appointment and it takes them to a fake NHS form which then asks for their bank details to prove their identity.

If you have relatives who aren’t familiar with text message cons, please warn them about this latest coronavirus scam which is designed to trick people into handing over their credit card details to secure a vaccination appointment.

There is a texting scam leaflet you can download here.

The scam has been reported in the media here.