'Digital Coronavirus Passports' scammers in West Yorkshire targeting vulnerable

Scammers are targeting the vulnerable in West Yorkshire with a fake “Digital Coronavirus Passports” application.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 11:45 am

The Covid Vaccine Passport scam email going around purports to be from the NHS and informs recipients that they can apply for their “Digital Coronavirus Passports”

Clicking on the link within the email takes you to a convincing but fake NHS website that asks for personal and payment details for an admin fee, West Yorkshire Community Action said.

The website has since been taken down, however similar scams may be in operation.

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Scammers are targeting the vulnerable in West Yorkshire with a fake “Digital Coronavirus Passports” application.
Scammers are targeting the vulnerable in West Yorkshire with a fake “Digital Coronavirus Passports” application.

Please note that any Phishing scams can be reported to SERS (Suspicious Email Reporting Service): [email protected]

Your vaccination status is obtained free through the NHS App, website or by calling the NHS on 119.

More information can be found on the gov.uk website; https://www.gov.uk/guidance/demonstrating-your-covid-19-vaccination-status-when-travelling-abroad