Why you should watch out for THIS Argos text offering you a refund

Conmen are sending fake texts to residents in Lancashire, offering refunds from retail giant Argos.

Saturday, 7th July 2018, 11:47 am
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:52 pm
The alleged text message being sent to residents in an attempt to steal their personal details (Picture: Action Fraud)

The scam, which is designed to nab personal and financial details from victims, has sparked a warning from Action Fraud, the UK's national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre.

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"Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it's a scam," the organisation warned.

"Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text."