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Fake Penalty Charge Email

We would like to make the public aware of a recent fake penalty notice scam which is sent by email, the email looks genuine and official and states that a penalty charge is due, the email normally contains a link to pay online, please do not click on links.
To check a fine is genuine please use a reliable source of information to make contact to check.
Please be wary of this type of scam with emails that contain links, links can take you to a phishing website that is used to steal financial information.
If you have any concerns please phone 101 or email
Suspicious emails can also be forwarded to the National Security Centre’s “Suspicious Email Reporting Service” (SERS) and if you have fallen victim to a phishing scam, please report this to: Action Fraud:
Please pass this information on.
Thank you.
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Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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