Scam Alert

Alert message sent 25/08/2020 12:09:00

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Hello resident
                      please see the below information from Halton Trading Standards relating to a current scam.
Email account scam
Halton Trading Standards wishes to warn consumers about an email purporting to be from Microsoft Outlook. The emails intention is to acquire the recipient’s login details to their email account and subsequently more of recipient’s personal details. This email is a scam.
Halton Trading Standards wants to warn consumers not to give out private information (such as bank details or passwords), reply to text messages, download attachments or click on any links in emails if you’re not sure they’re genuine.

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of Halton Trading Standards specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

               
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Paul Mines (Police, Community Support Officer, Widnes PCSO)

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