Sunday, 13 June 2021

Beware Hermes phishing scam text message

The following Hermes text message with the suspicious phishing link (see screenshot) was received by a local resident of Bexley Borough. The google messaging app on the mobile device picked it up as spam as shown in the screenshot.

This was reported by sms to 7726* (short for SPAM) along with the mobile number it was sent from as shown and acknowledged by this service, and the number blocked as shown by selecting the tick box.

Do not click on links or attachments in unexpected or suspicious texts or emails.

Reporting cyber crime, fraud or phishing attempt to Action Fraud.

Report suspicious emails: If you have received an email which you’re not quite sure about, you can report it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service by forwarding the email to -

Report suspected scam texts* which they’ve received but not acted upon to their mobile network provider by forwarding them to 7726, which is free of charge.

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