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DVLA scam email warning

Drivers are being warned to watch out for emails claiming to be from the DVLA asking them to verify their driving licence details.

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The email asks recipients to click on a link to verify their details with the DVLA, who is said to be upgrading their database.

The DVLA has not sent out these emails.

Anyone who receives an email like this is being warned that it’s likely to be an attempt to trick them into giving out their personal details. Fraudsters may go on to use these details to commit identity fraud. Directgov is urging recipients of these emails to delete them immediately.

Read more about the scam DVLA email on Directgov’s website.

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