They may look or sound official enough, but some emails, text messages, phone calls and requests for information can come from some decidedly unscrupulous parties. It's very important to keep your passwords and bank details private, so be on your guard when opening unexpected emails or taking phone calls. If you're at all suspicious, please let us know.
To help you stay safe, please have a read of the information in our Fraud Guide opens a new window and the sections below:
- Show the section Phishing
- Show the section Vishing and Smishing
- Show the section Courier Scams
- Show the section Computer Takeover Scam
- Show the section Investments/Boiler room Scams
What is phishing?
Tips on identifying phishing emails
What warning signs should I look out for?
The email says it's from first direct - is it?
How do they get my email address?
How do they know where I bank?
Computer Takeover Scam (Remote Access Takeover)
What is Computer Takeover Scam?
Tips on identifying Computer Takeover Scams
Downloads to bolster your security
Free online anti-virus scanners
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