SCAM ALERT: New Covid vaccination phishing email

Further to warnings shared previously, we've been made aware of a new phishing email scam which has landed in many people's inboxes in the last 24 hours. The email is designed to appear as if it is from the NHS and asks the recipient to follow a link to book their vaccination which involves filling out extensive personal details.



If you receive an email like this, DO NOT click on any links and delete it straightaway.


Scammers are relentless in their quest to try and trick people out of their money so let's make sure they are unsuccessful by telling as many people about this new scam as possible.


Remember:

  • You don't need to apply for it

  • You don't have to pay to receive it

  • You don't need to share bank details to confirm your identity


Below are the types of emails we have been seeing:



North Yorkshire Community Messaging (NYCM) is managed by North Yorkshire Police. The official website is www.nycm.co.uk which will allow you to sign into your account to change your delivery method preference or locations of interest. It also contains a FAQs section, which may assist with any queries you have.

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