IA warns of large-scale investment scam

The email promises between £2,500 and £7,500 in tax grants for those whose work has been affected by Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown, and includes a link to check eligibility.

This takes the user to a realistic-looking clone of the GOV.UK website, where they are asked to enter personal and sensitive data, such as email addresses, driving license numbers and mobile numbers.

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