I SEEM to be receiving more of these than usual. Do the perpetrators reckon that the credit crunch means people are more vulnerable/gullible than usual?
Dear Valued Customer,
We are necessitating a verification process on your account (Business/Personal), as an added measure to ensuring adequate security on your access online. Log on your access to complete the verification process and ensure you fill in the required information.
Accounts Management Dept.,
Lloyds TSB Bank plc.
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Recently I received an email, ostensibly from Customs and Revenue, telling me I was entitled to an £800 tax rebate. All I was asked to do was visit their site (link helpfully provided) and provide some personal details, including my “zip code”…
No way I’m getting my fingers burned again – not after that last time. Still can’t believe that the son of Nigeria’s former defence minister would behave that way.