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.

THE ONLY PLACE TO ACCESS DVLA INFO IS GOV.UK WEBSITE

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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