HSBC text scam alert issued

HSBC Scam texts Bogus text messages are being sent from someone claiming to be from Halifax HSBC

They say a new device has been successfully linked to your account and that if this was not you, to click on a link in the text.

You must not click on links or links in emails that come out of the blue.

You should only log in to your account via HSBC direct. If you’ve fallen victim to this scam, contact your bank using the number on the back of your card.

Report fraud to actionfraud at, or call them on 0300 123 2040