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British Gas Outstanding Bill Phishing Scam

I received the fake bill below supposedly from British Gas but the customer reference number is NOT mine. I have also forwarded the email to British Gas/Centrica's email address: phishing@centrica.com to alert them of this scam.

British Gas Outstanding Bill Phishing Scam
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The "British Gas" Outstanding Bill Phishing Scam

From: British Gas

Sent: 08 April 2020 12:45

Subject: Important information about your outstanding bill

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This email is about: Your unpaid British Gas bill

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Please add britishgas.co.uk to your safe senders list or address book

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Your Customer ReferenceNumber

#8820 1663 9461

Products & services Smarter Living Help & advice Your account

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Your bill

is still overdue and needs paying

Hello

We sent you a gas bill for £18.41, and we still haven't received payment. If you've paid it in the last five days, please ignore this email. To see if your payment has cleared you can check your account.

Nextsteps

If we do not receive a payment or hear from you in the next two days and we have to contact you again, you will be charged £140 to cover our reasonable costs

If we have to visit your property to collect this debt you will be charged £540

If the debt remains unpaid we plan to obtain a courtwarrant to visit your home and either replace your gas meter with a pay as you go meter or disconnect your gas supply this could result in additional charges ofup to £402

If your gas supply is disconnected we will charge you £750 to reconnectyour supply

Pay us online now

All the link in the fake bill go to the following fake British Gas website:

  • hxxps://britishgas-login-verify.zeetronics.us/
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British Gas Outstanding Bill Phishing Scam