British Gas SCAM

In News by Bembridge PC

Trading Standards are warning all residents to be aware that British Gas have reported scam emails being sent to residents in their name. The email states that your bill is overdue and still needs paying and looks very authentic with the British Gas logo and reference numbers. If you receive one of these emails DO NOT click on the link to pay this is a SCAM.

 Remember NEVER click on links in emails or texts and legitimate organisations will never ask you for your banking details in this way

 If you receive this email delete it immediately. If you are a British Gas customer and are unsure if it is genuine please contact British Gas using contact details you have found yourself.

For more information on how to stay safe from scams go to www.iwasp.org.uk or visit https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/ to watch a short scam awareness video