Vaccination scams

It is important that the community are aware of this developing scam around the vaccines, so that they do not become a victim of fraud.

I have been contacted by Detective Inspector Thompson, Warwickshire Police Intelligence Unit, in respect of a developing national trend:

"Nationally there have been reports of individuals targeting the elderly and administering fake vaccinations for a fee.

Regionally/Nationally we are also seeing fake emails being sent to the vulnerable and elderly purporting to be the NHS and asking them to click on a link to obtain vaccines.

They are then usually asked to provide a payment or bank details.

The NHS will never ask for payment or bank details from patients and I do believe the NHS send letters out for patients to book appointments for tests".

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 17:53 by Helen Denton-Stacey

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