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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the policing response and what you need to know

Covid 19 Vaccine Scam/Fraud

Criminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them to hand over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing-looking text messages letting people know they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people directly pretending to be from the NHS, or local pharmacy.

 

The NHS will:

NEVER ask for payment – the vaccine is free

NEVER ask for your bank details

NEVER arrive unannounced at your home to administer the vaccine

NEVER ask you to prove your identity by sending copies of personal documents such as your passport

Actions

  • Sunday 25th April, 2021

    CoVid Vaccine Fraud/SCAM

    We don’t currently have any further information relating to this, however as things progress we will keep you updated.

  • Wednesday 3rd March, 2021

    Whilst a roadmap to guide us out of lockdown has been announced, there is still legislation in place in order to protect us all.

    Please refer to GOV.UK website for the latest information

  • Wednesday 27th January, 2021

    Local surgeries are making telephone calls to their patients to offer appointments for their vaccinations, this is a totally free service and they will never ask for any money.

    They will never ask for any bank details either.

    Please report any suspicious incidents via 101.

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