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Hundreds Targeted By Free TV License Scam




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Hundreds Targeted By Free TV License Scam

Researchers from the think tank Parliament Street have uncovered a text message scam offering a ‘Free TV License.’

Coinciding with the BBC’s controversial decision to axe the universal free TV license for over-75s, the fraud is designed to steal the personal financial data of victims.

According to the Parliament Street researchers, hundreds of UK consumers have already been targeted by the scam which begins with a text message sent to the receiver’s phone that reads: “Due to COVID-19 we are able to provide one year free of charge TV License service ...

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