Birmingham news Covid vaccine scams conned 'desperate' West Midlands residents out of £4k PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Fraudsters continue to take advantage of people’s desperation to get the jab as soon as possible, West Midlands Police warned
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Residents are being warned not to become a victim of Covid vaccine scams after thousands were made by con artists in the West Midlands. West Midlands Police said fraudsters looking to "take advantage of people’s desperation" to get the jab as soon as possible with more than £3,500 made by scammers in the region. The force said it had received 26 reports of people being tricked into handing over cash after receiving a fake vaccine invitation since the turn of the year. Read More Related Articles Every UK adult offered Covid vaccine by July - PM Boris Johnson vows Read More Related Articles Two households 'will be allowed to meet outside' by Easter It comes after victims were contacted by a phone call, email or via text message. Police are also reminding people to ignore the approaches of coronavirus scammers as the vaccine is only available through the NHS. Officers said inputting your bank details into an illegitimate website "risks exposing your account to fraudsters" and "clicking on email links could contain malware that will infect their device.
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. "If you receive an email, text message or phone call purporting to be from the NHS and you are asked to provide financial details or pay for the vaccine, this is a scam. "You can be contacted by the NHS, a GP surgery or pharmacy local to you, to receive your vaccine. Remember, the vaccine is free of charge. At no point will you be asked to pay."
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