Scam Alert – British Gas refund

    Scam Alert – British Gas refund

Beware of a phishing email which appears to be from British Gas.

The scam claims you are due a refund for overpaying in 2020-21 and will ask you to follow a link to claim the refund of £315.
The email generally contains a fake 7-digit reference that starts with BG and the British Gas Logo.

If in doubt about an email, contact the organisation directly and do not click on any links.

The legitimate organisation will be happy to help you and not pressure you into providing unnecessary information.

You can report any suspicious emails to

Author: Paul Middleton

Paul is a Ward Councillor for St. Andrews & Hornchurch Resident's Association Executive member.

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