20 October 2023
A convincing scam doing the rounds is attempting to steal people's information by getting them to sign up for a fake energy support scheme.
Amid the cost of living crisis, the Government have put in place a number of temporary energy support measures. The scam, therefore, comes at a perfect time to prey on unsuspecting victims.
The scam text reads: "gov ie: You are eligible for a discounted electricity bill under the Energy support scheme. You can apply here: https://gov-online-account.com/
If a member of the public does receive a similar text message they are advised not to click on the link under any circumstances.
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