A new phishing scam is currently doing the rounds.
The fake text message purports to be from Argos, claiming you are owed a refund. The link then leads to a website designed to steal your personal information, as well as your payment details.
For further information on protecting yourself against Cyber crime please go to the Cyber Aware website – https://www.cyberaware.gov.uk/
If you believe you may have been a victim of this type of crime, or wish to report any other type of fraud, please go to the Action Fraud website – https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ or call 0300 123 2040.
Watch out for these fake Argos texts offering refunds
These fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that you’re owed a refund. The link in the messages lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.
Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.
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