DVLA Vehicle Tax Scam

Alert message sent 21/07/2021 13:50:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

A local residents has alerted police to a recent scam they received from a source claiming to represent the DVLA .
They became suspicious due to the poor grammar and spelling mistakes .
Details are as as follows :

DVLA have been notified electronically about your latest payment for your vehicle tax failed because there is not enough money on you debit card.

We have generated a new invoice, and we suggest you to use a credit card instead of a debit, to avoid any other consequences that might appearin case again won't be enough funds inside.

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You will need :

the vehicle's registration number

have your credit/debit card ready

follow the instructions on your screen

Acknowledge that it's illegal to drive your vehicle until you've taxed it.

If the information is wrong DVLA will not be able to tax your vehicle and you risk to be fined £329.80

You'll also have to pay for the time it was not taxed.

If you do not pay your fine on time your vehicle could be clamped or crushed, that will result enforcement action taken against you.

You may wish to save or print this email confirmation for your records.


Madihah Khanom
Vehicles Service Manager

The resident realised it was a scam and luckily has not responded .
Please pass on this Scam Alert to your friends and neighbours and do not respond to it or click on any links .
Message sent by
Linda Conway (Cheshire Police, Ellesmere Port LPU, Little Neston and Burton PCSO)

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