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Covid-19 air purifier scams going round Preston businesses

Posted on - 22nd April, 2021 - 3:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Crime, Preston Council, Preston News
The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall
The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall

Businesses in Preston are being warned of a new scam going round.

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Preston City Council want local businesses to be aware of the new scam, which involves a fake letter from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

The letter is about Covid-19 air purifiers and asks for personal information from the business.

This is a scam and people are warned to stay alert. Any scams can be reported to Action Fraud.

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Anyone who is unsure of what is needed to done as a business can visit the website.

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