Hampshire Alert Header Hampshire Alert Header
Click here to sign up to Isle of White Alert Click here to login to your Isle of White	Alert account

Vaccination Scam Alert

Alert message sent 06/01/2021 13:36:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch

Masseage to all Rushmoor Alert Members:

We have received the message below about a scam using the Vaccination Alert (how low will they go!)  Please be aware.

From: Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board <HSAB@hants.gov.uk>
Sent: 05 January 2021 13:55
To: Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board <HSAB@hants.gov.uk>
Subject: Vaccination Scam Alert
Dear Colleagues
Please be aware of an alert relating to a COVID vaccination scam. Please circulate within your organisation and networks to raise awareness amongst service users, carers and the general public.  
COVID Vaccination Scam Alert
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. 
The NHS will never ask for a person’s banking information so please do not provide as it will be a scam   
There is a texting scam leaflet you can download here: https://cfa.nhs.uk/resources/downloads/fraud-awareness/covid-19/COVID-19_SMS_and_Text_Message_Scams.pdf
The scam has been reported in the media here: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/1378158/NHS-Covid-19-Vaccination-Vaccine-Appointment-Pfizer-BioNTech-Text-Scam-How-To-Avoid
Many thanks
Best wishes
Administration Officer – Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board

Message sent by
Peter B (NWN, Administrator, Hampshire, Rushmoor)

Message tag words

Back to previous page
Click here to tweet this message to your followers

Discuss this alert message

Please see terms below before using this feature
Please be aware that the facility above is a Facebook service, posting your views will make some of your Facebook information visible to everyone (as with any Facebook activity).

The system administrators (VISAV Limited) monitor the content added. Any misuse or objectionable material should be reported to support@neighbourhoodalert.co.uk.

The views expressed do not represent the views of the system administrators who are VISAV Limited, the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other Information Provider using this service.