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Uttoxete email scam has been exposed

By Uttoxeter Post and Times  |  Posted: July 18, 2014

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UTTOXETER residents have been warned to beware of an email scam.

It begins with an email claiming to be from O2, which posts a link to 'view your bill'.

Scammers can then gather password information from their victim's computers.

Ash Connor, Staffordshire Police watch liaison officer, said: "As with many phishing scams, it begins with an email which purports to be a bill notification from O2, describing an unusually high balance and provides a link to 'view your bill'."

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