SCAM ALERT: Spanish police issue warning for new electric bill con to steal bank details

SCAM: 'If in doubt always contact the company’. Photo: Endesa and Shutterstock

NATIONAL POLICE have warned people in Spain that scammers are sending out fake electricity bill emails in a bid to steal bank details.

Officers said the scam has seen emails made to look like those from Endesa sent to internet users telling them they have paid bills twice.

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The email claims there has been an incorrect accounting estimate and invites the receiver to claim a refund of €636.30.

Police have told anyone who receives the email not to follow its instructions as it is a ‘phishing scam’.

“If in doubt, always contact the company,” officers said.



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