National insurance number scam: Britons told ‘number will be cancelled’ | Personal Finance | Finance
“If you cannot verify the identity of the caller, we recommend that you do not speak to them.”
HMRC is also pushing people to call Action Fraud if they have been the victim of or lose money to a National Insurance phone scam.
In order to help with Action Fraud and HMRC’s investigation into any potential scam, Britons must be prepared to share specific details about the call on a reporting form.
These details include: the date of the call, date of the call, the phone number used and the content of the call.
Similar scams including phishing emails, fake text messages and fraudulent Whatsapp messages, which the public should all look out for.