King George V Playing Field
By Lisa Dunne - 18th May 2020 6:00am
Fake TV Licensing emails with a Covid-19 related hook have been appearing nationally.
Commonly, the emails claim that your direct debit has failed and that you need to pay in order to avoid prosecution, and often display a subject like "We couldn't process the latest payment from your Debit Card — COVID19 Personalised Offer: You are be eligible for a 1 x 6 months of free TVLicence" — with a link to set up a new direct debit on a website controlled by the criminals.
At the end of this email the fraudsters are also offering six months of free TV licence, if you click on a link to apply for the offer. The link goes to a sign-in page where you'e asked to complete an online application form, giving criminals an opportunity to steal email logins, passwords, and personal details.
If you're not sure about an email — DON'T click any links, and delete it
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