Department For Work and Pensions Scam

Department For Work and Pensions Scam

Good afternoon,

Action Fraud have advised that they are continuing to see examples of emails and texts sent by fraudsters purporting to be from the Department for Work and Pensions.

The DWP will never text or email asking for your personal information or bank details.

Do not click on the links or attachments in suspicious emails and never respond to unsolicited messages and calls that ask for personal or financial details.

Forward any suspicious emails to

If you are expecting a call from the DWP on your online benefit application, DWP work coaches will leave you a message in your online journal to let you know.

If you think you have been a victim of fraud, please report it to Action Fraud at or by callling 0300 123 2040.