CUMBRIAN residents are being warned about scammers claiming to be from the NHS asking for bank details in exchange for a coronavirus vaccine.

Cumbria Trading Standards issued a warning for people to be on their guard after multiple reports.

A Trading Standards spokesman said: "Please continue to be cautious if you receive an email purporting to be from the NHS claiming you have been selected to receive a coronavirus vaccine.

"The email contains a link to a website which then asks for your bank/card details. THIS IS A SCAM!

"You will never be asked for a payment by the NHS, the vaccine is free!

"Forward suspicious emails to"

You can also report any attempt to steal your money or personal information to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040, or report it online.