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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.