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DVLA Spam email

On 31 Aug 2020 at 10:19am Ferret wrote:
Has anyone else had an email supposedly from the DVLA asking for personal details updates? I almost fell for it until I noticed an American spelling, and then that the senders address ended .be (Belgium). Has the DVLA moved there? And I had one from HMRC last week about a tax rebate which was fake. Why can't this useless government stop crooks from pretend to be them? I know they are all crooks themselves but...
On 31 Aug 2020 at 10:53am David Stanley wrote:
If you get a lot of these it suggests you have poor internet hygiene?
On 31 Aug 2020 at 11:04am Ferret wrote:
Well two in a fortnight. Is that bad, and how do I clean my internet, as I'm on BT Net Protect and BT Mail? Don't you ever get spam?
On 31 Aug 2020 at 11:17am Horseman7 wrote:
If you forward these to report@phishing.gov.uk they do investigate.
On 31 Aug 2020 at 11:32am Ferret wrote:
Thanks Horseman7. I'll do that.
On 31 Aug 2020 at 2:00pm Tom Pain wrote:
How come this thread is "political" it's a local public service alert. I may be prejudiced against the ferret, but this is Institutional Prejudice.
On 1 Sep 2020 at 12:11pm The Old Mayor wrote:
I got one from TV Licensing !! Reported to phishing@gov.uk even got a thank you !!

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