The Welsh Government has warned people not to be duped by a sophisticated looking scam inviting people to apply for a NHS Covid Pass.

Last week, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced plans for a coronavirus pass for people to attend mass events.

But within days of the annoucement, criminals set up a fake website before sending out emails to unsuspecting members of the public amd urging them to sign up.

While lots of scams are often easy to spot, this one has concerned Welsh Government officials for how believable it looks. The email looks almost identical to the NHS website and comes with a seven digit code claiming this is what people need to access their “NHS Digitial Passport”.

Officials say the signs that give the scam away is that it does not have an NHS web address link to click on and it also asks for bank details – something which they said the health service would never ask for. They also say they are obvious spelling and…

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