Have you had an email today which claims to be from Microsoft Outlook? It may be a scam trying to get hold of your log in details – like the pic attached.

Halton Borough Trading Standards is warning consumers about an email purporting to be from Microsoft Outlook. It is trying to get hold of your personal details. This email attached is a scam.

Halton Trading Standards wants to warn consumers not to give out private information (such as bank details or passwords), reply to text messages, download attachments or click on any links in emails if you’re not sure they’re genuine.

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline or 0808 223 1133