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DVLA Licence Update Scam

Alert message sent 21/09/2020 15:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

Please be aware that a scam email is doing the rounds - the email professes to be from the DVLA and tells you that you are required to update and verify your driver's licence details within 72 hours or you will lose your licence and have to retake your test. This is a scam - ignore it, delete it, do not follow the instructions and do not click on any links. 

If you believe you have been a victim of fraud, please report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040, or online at

Information on scams can be found on the Action Fraud website

More prevention advice can be found on the Devon and Cornwall police website:


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Chris Bolsover (Police, PCSO, Axminster)

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