As from Kent Public Protection - 24 April 2020
Residents Targeted by NatWest Text Scam
Please be alert to this scam that is targeting Kent residents by text message.
How it works:
•You receive a text from criminals claiming to be from NatWest bank
•You are told there has been a request to update your mobile telephone contact number
•The criminal asks you to click on a link in the text to update your number
What to do:
•Do not click on the link
•Your bank will never send you a message asking you to click on a link
•Forward any suspicious texts referring to NatWest to the number 88355 (Standard network rates apply)
Please warn vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours.