Fraud Alert - Covid-19 Text Messages
Please see the below for the false covid text scam that is currently in circulation.
False Covid text asking patient to order test kits.
We have been notified of a text scam that has been sent to patients purporting to be from their GP practice. The text could easily be mistaken as a legitimate notification as the recipient’s mobile will show the text grouped with legitimate texts from their own GP practice.
The message advises them that they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for Omicron and that they must order a test kit using a link within the text. The link then asks for a payment of £0.99 for postage.
Patients should be vigilant to avoid providing personal information such as bank details to fraudsters.
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