Ofgem Scam

Beware scam emails wrongly telling you to click a link to sign up for both a council tax rebate and an energy bill discount. It comes as MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has received several reports from individuals who've received these emails. Here's what you need to watch out for.  

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'Households should ignore scam emails WRONGLY telling them to claim council tax rebates from energy regulator Ofgem'

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  • marpar_2
    marpar_2 Posts: 13 Forumite
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    Just been contact by Sheildpay re paying monies into my bank via a link within their email but bank advised against using this link.
    Would like to know if other Forum members have used this link successfully.
    Be ALERT - The world needs more LERTS
  • Sebi_895
    Sebi_895 Posts: 122 Forumite
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    Just received an email that's allegedly from Ofgem offering an energy bill rebate AND a £500 non-repayable Council Tax rebate. Clicked the link and even though I filled in details such as Donald Duck living in Disneyland it still took me to the page where it asked me for Account Details. Beware folks. Scammers will never give up!
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