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Scams relating to nidirect

Information to alert users about scams originating from sources claiming to represent nidirect.

Unofficial website

nidirect is urging people to be alert to an unofficial website offering an MOT online booking facility. The unofficial site’s address is ni-mot.co.uk.

When booking an MOT, it is important to be sure you are using the official nidirect website. You can find the correct link here:

If you think you have used an unofficial website, you can report it to the Trading Standards Service by contacting their Consumerline service on:

Current scams

Potential telephone scam

nidirect is urging people to be alert to a potential telephone scam currently operating.

The scam involves being cold called about pensions by someone claiming to be from government services and information website nidirect.gov.uk.

The call is bogus. If you receive this call you are advised to hang up immediately.

nidirect officials have alerted the Trading Standards Service to the scam and are asking everyone to be vigilant.

If you receive this call, you can report it to Trading Standards by calling their Consumerline service on:

  • phone: 0300 123 6262

Contact nidirect

If you have received a suspicious email claiming to be from nidirect or are unsure about any email or web item related to nidirect, please report it using the feedback email facility:

Be secure

Find more information on making sure your computer, your information and your privacy are secure when using the internet on the following nidirect page.

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