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Police warn about fake Argos texts

The alleged text message being sent to residents in an attempt to steal their personal details (Picture: Action Fraud)
The alleged text message being sent to residents in an attempt to steal their personal details (Picture: Action Fraud)

Police are warning of a new scam in which fraudsters send out fake Argos texts.

The fake text messages purport to be from Argos and claim that you’re owed a refund.

The link in the texts lead to phishing websites designed to steal your personal information, as well as payment details.

Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam, police say. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.