DVLA scam email warning

The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) has issued a warning asking all provisional driving licence as well as full british pink holders to be aware of fake emails claiming to be from DVLA asking you to verify your driving licence details via an online link!

This is a scam, the DVLA has not sent out any such email, so if you get one delete it immediately without opening.

This is a Scam phishing email which appears to be an attempt to trick bona fide licenced drivers into providing personal details which could then be used for fraudulent activities or identity theft. If you get any email simiar to the one below, delete it immediately.

From: DVLA
Subject: Update Your License Details

We are currrently upgrading our database and all drivers are required to update and verify there driver's license details.To complete your license verification with us, you are required to fill out the form in the link below.

{Fake link}

Drivers that refuses to upgrade his or her details within two weeks of receiving this verification email will lose his or her driver's License and will have to take a fresh driving test.

We sincerely apologise for any inconviniences this might have caused you.

Thank you for your co-operation.

(c) Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Swansea SA6 7JL

Good email practise is if you get any correspondence threatening to suspend an account or discountinue a service because your details are out of date, never click on the link. Call the organisation using a telephone if you indeed do have an account with them.

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