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Warning – Fake HSE e-mails being sent to businesses

We are aware that e-mails are being sent to businesses in the UK purporting to be sent from a Health & Safety Executive (HSE) account.

They are e-mails areĀ  threatening prosecution of your company for breaching coronavirus rules. Be alert – These e-mails are FAKE.

They claim your business is under investigation for failing to manage coronavirus risks and could be shut down. They state directors are facing criminal action. To the untrained eye these emails look convincing and are causing a great deal of distress to innocent businesses.

There is an attachment to the email that contains a virus. Do not open the attachment and delete the email.

Any email sent from an official at the HSE will be in this format [email protected].


Please share this information with any contacts, your supply chains, contractors and customers.