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'County Council' Covid text scam warning

'County Council' Covid text scam warning

Leicestershire County Council's Trading Standards team has been made aware another Covid related scam via text.

The text suggests that it has come from Leicestershire County Council when it has not.

A post explaining the scam and other current warnings and information can be found on the Trading Standards Facebook which can be viewed via the following link:


Trading Standards officers are warning people to be wary of any unsolicited text messages or emails.

If you need advice or wish to report any scam please call Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 0808 223 1133.

Details of this scam will be provided to Action Fraud https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ and consumers are able to report any scam text directly to their network provider, free of charge by forwarding the text to '7726'.

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:37 by Parish Council

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