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International Fraud Aware Week 15 - 22 November 2020

Alert message sent 21/11/2020 09:33:00

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Smishing Fraud

Don’t get hooked ...

...Never click that link.

Smishing is the fraudulent practise of attempting to acquire personal
information such as passwords and credit card details by masquerading
as a trustworthy entity via a SMS message. It will often include a hyperlink that if clicked on will infect your phone with a virus.

Stay safe online don’t be a victim of smishing scams!

To report Smishing call the Action Fraud reporting centre on:  0300 123 2040

Message sent by
Christine Lyle (Police, Neighbourhood Admin, West Oxfordshire)

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