|Kent resident targeted with TV License scam
Resident received an email to pay for their TV License. The next day a scammer called them saying he was from the residents bank and they were a victim of fraud and was asked to give their credit card details.
The TV Licensing guidance says:
✅We include the name and/or part of your postcode in our emails. Many scams simply use your email address or say ‘Dear Customer’.
✅We send our emails from email@example.com (or firstname.lastname@example.org).
✅If you are a TV Licensing payment card customer and you make mobile payments via the TVL Pay app, you may receive emails from email@example.com. The sender’s name will show as ‘TVL Pay’.
❌Scammers often hide the true email address they’re using, check the email address. On your device, select the sender’s name (or email address) to show the actual email address.
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