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British Security Agency Warns of Spammers Posing As Intelligence Officials

  • Mirror, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 10:10 AM

British intelligence agency MI5 has warned UK citizens and members of the public abroad not to respond to emails and phone calls coming from scammers who are posing as spies. The security service warned of the scam on its website explaining that spammers have sent messages which claim to be from M15 officials including MI5 director general Sir Jonathan Evans. The requests solicit money from the recipients. The agency has asked anyone who receives these emails or calls to report it to the police.

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