Action Fraud has today (25th May) sent out a warning about fake TalkTalk emails which are being sent to victims about claiming a refund.
They have confirmed that over 100 reports have been recieved about the fake emails purporting to be from telecoms provider TalkTalk.
The emails state that the customer’s account is in credit and that they are due a refund.
However, the links in the emails lead to malicious websites.
Action Fraud is advising people NOT to click on the links in the emails or to click on any attachments and to never respond to emails which are asking for personal information.
If you know anyone who has a TalkTalk account, then please make them aware of this alert.
Below is an example of the emails which are being sent by fraudsters.
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