A TV Licencing Scam Email
From: TV Licencing email@example.com - 597487689 firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 20 April 2020 at 18:12:38 GMT
Subject: Our Ref: TVL1-782421000637 | Licence status: Expiry tonight | 20 April 2020 | - 653263725
Important TV Licencing Information
The link in the fake email goes to a phishing website that steals credit card information by requesting it in order for the visitors to receive their so-called TV Licencing refund. If the credit information is submitted on the phishing website, it will be sent to the cybercriminals who will use it fraudulently. Therefore, persons who have already been tricked by the scam are asked to contact their banks for help. They should tell their banks that they have unknowingly used their credit card on a phishing website.
Remember, the legitimate TV Licencing website is located at:
So, it is recommended that recipients of emails from TV Licencing Refund Confirmation should ensure that the link in them go to www.tvlicencing.co.uk. To determine where a link goes, hover your mouse pointer over it. Or, click on the link and ensure the website address in the browser's address bar starts with: www.tvlicencing.co.uk
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