People are being targeted by a new scam relating to Brexit, so it is vital to stay alert
BREXIT has been achieved, with the UK exiting the European Union with a trade deal. But scammers have unfortunately taken advantage of the change to target Britons with a dangerous text message.
TrendingSeveral people expressed their concern about the scam when a random text message appeared on their phone.It appeared some were even called on the telephone and told about supposed Brexit changes in another variation of the scam. There were a number of close brushes with the fraudulent correspondence, serving as warning signs for Britons to keep their wits about them.
One person reached out to HMRC and asked: “We receive a call today asking about Brexit and how we are dealing with paperwork?Brexit scam warning: Scammers are using new techniques to target unsuspecting victims(Image: Getty)SEISS grant 4: When will the next self-employed grant be available?
“Is it genuine? We were apprehensive about giving out our details considering fraud. Please advise.”A second individual commented: “I’ve had a couple of them, it’s a scam text which is taking advantage of Brexit.”And a third said: “Really must be my ‘lucky’ week for scams. Just received a new one relating to Brexit. headtopics.com
“I noticed it straight away, but it makes me angry because so many vulnerable people could easily fall for this. Please stay alert!” Read more: Daily Express »
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