We are aware of a potential National Insurance scam or phishing incident involving NAO telephone numbers. We have carried out an initial investigation and believe the incident is connected to an issue which Action Fraud are aware of. They have issued the following warning on their website: National Insurance scam leads to surge in calls to Action Fraud.
If you receive an unexpected call from an NAO telephone number, do not provide them with any personal information and report to Action Fraud.
For advice on protecting your data, see the ICO website.
Last updated 17 February 2021