Beware of Corona Virus scams

corona-mobile-scamPeople are receiving text messages on their phones to follow a link to claim a Corona Virus support payment. Such messages are always scam.

Scammers simply start websites and ask people to come onto them and provide personal and banking details.

Please do not follow such links whether you receive such messages per text, email, phone or personal callers. Do not provide financial or personal details to fraudsters. Generally do not click links inviting you to take part in research for Disease Control.

Free school meals scam. The only official guidance on free school meals during schools closures is available on the official website page

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-free-school-meals-guidance

If in doubt contact your school or councillors.