South Holland residents warned of scam emails claiming to be from TalkTalk
People are being warned to be aware as hundreds of fake emails have been sent out, claiming to be from telecoms group Talk Talk and offering a refund.
In it, the email states that the recipient's TalkTalk account is in credit and that they're owed a refund. The links in the emails lead to malicious websites, warns the organisation Action Fraud.
People are urged not to click on the links or attachments in suspicious emails, and never to respond to messages that ask for personal or financial details.
Action Fraud can be contacted on 0300 123 2040.