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DVLA Scam Email Warning


DVLA scam email warning

Watch out for emails claiming to be from DVLA asking you to verify your driving licence details via an online link – it's a scam. DVLA has not sent any such email, so if you get one delete it immediately.

Scam phishing email

The email appears to be an attempt to trick drivers into providing personal details. If you get the email below, do not respond to it and delete it immediately.

This warning has also been published on the Directgov website:
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Nl1/Newsroom/DG_194193

From: DVLA
Subject: Update Your Licence Details

We are currrently upgrading our database and all drivers are required to update and verify their driver's license details.To complete your licence verification with us, you are required to fill out the form in the link below.

{Fake link}

Drivers that refuse to upgrade his or her details within two weeks of receiving this verification email will lose his or her driver's Licence and will have to take a fresh driving test.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvience this might have caused you.

Thank you for your co-operation.

(c) Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Swansea SA6 7JL


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