SCAM ALERT: FLYBE CESSATION OF TRADING

Criminals will often use the publicity around events such as the cessation of trading of Flybe as a chance to pose as a genuine organisation, including banks, police officers, retailers and travel companies.

Often the criminal will pretend to be from the impacted company or claim they are dealing with an issue resulting from the collapse.

As a customer you should be vigilant of criminals attempting to use the cessation of trading of Flybe as an opportunity to trick people into revealing personal or financial information.

Criminals will often use the publicity around these sorts of events as a chance to pose as a genuine organisation, including banks, police officers, retailers and travel companies. Often the criminal will pretend to be from the impacted company, such as Flybe or claim they are dealing with an issue resulting from the collapse.

Fraudulent emails, phone calls, text messages or social media posts often claim to be able to help customers and assist with further refunds.

Using Flybe as a cover story, the criminal will then attempt to get the recipient to disclose personal or financial information, which they will then use for their own fraudulent purposes.

Consumers are urged to:

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