DVLA Update Your Profile Scam Alert

The DVLA has issued an extra warning about fraudulent emails following a 603% increase in reports to their contact centre. The one which we are seeing most often is the one pictured below which looks realistic and contains a link to a page asking for your personal information, including credit card details. Please follow the advice below to stay safe.


Tips and Advice

  • Don’t Click! – If you receive an email or text asking you for a payment, a refund or to confirm personal details NEVER use the link, always go independently to the DVLA website and check to see the status of your car tax
  • Report it! – Any suspicious email should be reported to report@phishing.gov.uk
  • Contact – your bank or credit card company if you are worried about having given out financial details
  • Still Unsure? – Join Reassura 0800 888 6400 and one of our fraud advisors will help you to stay safe
  • To report a fraud – and receive a police crime reference number call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use their online fraud reporting tool


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