target DVLA customers
Fake emails and texts supposedly from DVLA are in circulation once
more which attempt to lure the recipient into providing personal details
and credit or debit card payment information.
The fake emails and texts target people who have just taxed their
vehicles or recently claimed VED exemption -- and those who have claimed
Car Weekly report that "fake emails and texts supposedly
from DVLA are in circulation once more". They report
that emails and texts target people who have just taxed their
vehicles or recently claimed VED exemption. The communications
from these scumbags claim that a tax payment has failed and
encourages the vehicle owner to visit a fake "phishing"
DVLA website which can capture personal details and debit and
credit card information.
CCW say "a DVLA spokesperson said they would never send
a text or email asking for personal details or payment information,
so DVLA's advice is delete the fake emails and and do not click
on the link". DVLA also advise that anyone should report
any suspicious activityy to the police via Action Fraud at actionfraud.police.uk