North Yorkshire Police have issued a warning after receiving reports of fraudsters using the Covid-19 vaccine to scam people into paying them money.

The scam has seen individuals approached via text message or email with an offer of paying to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

North Yorkshire Police have warned people to avoid clicking on any links and to delete any messages they suspect to be scams immediately.

The Covid-19 vaccine is currently being rolled out across the UK and is free of charge.

If you think you have been the victim of a scam then please report this to North Yorkshire Police by calling 101.

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