General 79: Spam Email

Several Devon Schools have reported receiving an email for an FOI request on 2016 and 2017 budgets.

The body of the email requests the following

Under the FOI Act please can you let me know your organisations budget for:
This is the total operating budget for your orginsation across all departments etc

This is clearly spam and any FOI requests should come via the Information Governance Team.

If you have received such an email please forward it on to the DCC spam mailbox ( and do not provide any school data in response.

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