1st February 2019
Unfortunately, financial fraud is a growing problem which everyone needs to take seriously
It’s not uncommon for your bank to try and contact you. But sometimes those emails and phone calls are just scammers using the trust you have in your bank to con you out of your money.
Many of us will have experienced a phone call claiming to be from your bank alerting you to a problem with your account. This will normally be something security related, such as telling you someone is accessing your account illegally, or has stolen your identity.
You can also be the target of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) scam by email or phone, which attempts to obtain your personal and banking details by masquerading as official HMRC documentation, offering tax rebates and refunds.
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