Scammers are taking advantage of the financial crisis to try to get people's financial details.
Action Fraud has warned of fake text messages purporting to be from the UK 'government'. The texts state that the recipient is "owed" or "eligible" for an energy bill discount as part of the Energy Bill Support Scheme. The links in the emails lead to genuine-looking websites that are designed to steal your personal and financial information.
You can see screenshots of the text messages on their Twitter post here.
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