Authorities are urging islanders to be vigilant after a Guernsey resident was sent an email list of people they should avoid due to covid-19, purporting to come from the ‘World Health Organisation.'
Bailiwick Law Enforcement explained that the person was told in the scam email that they had been in contact with a positive covid case.
The individual was then asked to click on a link to see the list of people they should avoid.
BLE reminded islanders that, if really have been in contact with a positive case, they will be contacted directly by the 'Track and Trace' team.
They are urging everyone to keep their guard up against fraud as the pandemic continues, warning: “Criminals will use every opportunity they can to defraud innocent people.”
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