Beware! Scammers Targeting Households Expecting Cost of Living Payments - Protect Yourself Now

The government has announced a second batch of cost of living payments to be distributed to millions of households in the upcoming year and into 2024.

These payments will include £900, £300, and £150.

The DWP advises that recipients do not need to apply for the payments, call the DWP, or provide personal information as the payments are automatic.

Scammers may try to take advantage of individuals who are not familiar with how the payments are made.

The DWP advises to be cautious and not to share personal information via text or email.