Warning About Test and Trace Scams

5 June 2020 4:15pm

The NHS has issued guidance for people concerned about being fraudulently contacted about Test and Trace. 

How you will be contacted:

You will be contacted by email, text or phone.

Text messages will come from the NHS.

Calls will come from 0300 0135000. 

What you will be asked to do:

You will be asked to sign into the NHS Test and Trace website.

On the website, you will be asked for information including your name, date of birth and postcode. 

If you can't use the website, you will be asked for this information over the phone. 

You will not be asked for bank details or payments, details for any other accounts such as social media, to set up a password or a PIN over the phone or asked to call a premium rate number such as those starting with 09 or 087. 

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