Neighbourhood Watch Message - 26 April 2018

We have received the following message from Devon and Cornwall Alert sent on behalf of Action Fraud (National Fraud Intelligence Bureau).

What You Need To Know About Phishing

What is Phishing?

Fraudulently sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to trick individuals into revealing personal information, such as passwords and financial information. Phishing can also be carried out over text messages (smishing) and phone calls (vishing).


Don’t click on the links in unsolicited emails and texts.


Don’t open the attachments in unsolicited emails.

Your Information

Don’t reveal personal or financial information as a result of unsolicited emails, texts or calls.

Action Fraud
National Fraud & Cyber Crime Reporting Centre
Tel: 0300 123 2040

See also the poster What You Need To Know About Phishing on our Notices page.

Edited: 30 April 2018 Contact Us