Scammers are sending NHS scam text messages like the one below from 07563855271 to potential victims, asking them to click a link that goes to fake NHS websites. The NHS text scams falsely claim the recipients have been in close contact with a person who has contracted the Omicron variant and ask them to click a link to order a test kit via a fake, fraudulent, and phishing NHS website.
A 07563855271 Scam NHS Contact Tracing Text Message
NHS UK HeaIth Department: You have been in cIose contact with a confirmed Omicron case. PIease book a rapid lateral flow test kit: swab-tracing-uk. com
The fake NHS website will ask visitors to enter their personal and financial information to purchase a test kit.
But, if the requested information is submitted, it will be sent to the scammers, who will use it fraudulently.
Therefore, if you have been tricked into disclosing your financial information by the NHS scam text, please contact your bank for help.