Hanover deputies warn residents about new Omicron scam
HANOVER, Va. (WWBT) - As cases of the Omicron variant surge in Virginia - scammers are looking to cash in.
The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says cybercriminals are sending phony emails offering a new COVID-19 Omicron PCR test.
The email appears to come from the United Kingdom’s National Health Service.
If you click the link within the email, you are sent to an NHS look-alike website where you are asked to provide your personal information - but it’s a scam.
Deputies say keep an eye out for suspicious emails from both local and global health organizations and never click on an email you were not expecting.
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