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Victims have reported receiving an automated telephone call telling them their “National Insurance number has been compromised”
Nottinghamshire Police say the scam is referred to as ‘Computer Software Service Fraud’ and have issued a warning to residents.
Scammers are targeting people in Gedling borough with fake ‘penalty charge’ emails which lead to phishing websites designed to steal personal information. Action Fraud said the fake emails are purporting to be from the HM Courts and Tribunals Service. The emails state the recipient has been issued a £25 penalty charge
Pensioners in Gedling borough awaiting a letter from TV Licensing after the BBC cancelled the over-75s scheme are being duped by scam emails, it has been revealed. Con artists pretending to be TV licensing officers have been targeting OAPs on email and falsely claiming they need to set up
HM Revenue and Customs is warning people in Gedling borough to remain vigilant and not fall foul of online scams during the coronavirus outbreak. The warning comes after a flurry of texts and emails were received in the borough claiming to offer a ‘goodwill payment’ to help the NHS battle