This week many people across the UK will receive cold calls from fraudsters claiming to the bank/police, (ANYONE). If you get a cold call from your bank or the police (ANY BUSINESS) STOP! 🤚🏼#HangUP, @TakeFive,verify via a trusted source. ✅ #Tell2, Help protect. #Tell2Tuesday pic.twitter.com/6Jf9kxtKbr
In #Bromsgrove #WestMids this morning with @LloydsBankBiz &. @GlobalCyberAlln changing customer behaviour in relation to fraud & cyber enabled crime. Talking @TakeFive & encouraging everyone to educate colleagues starting with #tell2 pic.twitter.com/yy9B7dSUvu
For someone vulnerable or living alone the phone is a #lifeline, a connection to friends and family. ⚠️ It’s also a direct line to fraudsters ▪️#Hangup on cold calls. ▪️#TakeFive #Verify via a trusted method. 🗣An unbroken chain of 26 #Tell2’ers will reach 67 million people❓ pic.twitter.com/S4o5X8msNF
Ever received a message from your bank asking you to "verify" your details? Remember, fake texts and emails are a common tactic criminals use to steal your information. For more info, visit takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/adv… pic.twitter.com/XlXSGQ7GFX
Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations. Led by Financial Fraud Action UK (part of UK Finance) and backed by Her Majesty’s Government, it is being delivered with and through a range of partners in the UK payments industry, financial services firms, law enforcement agencies, telecommunication providers, commercial, public and third sector organisations.
© 2017 Financial Fraud Action UK.