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Been talking to @ThalesUK staff in #Crawley about how fraudsters can hijack the thread of text messages they have received from legitimate companies in order to make them believe it is genuine One of the audience then showed me a typical example. Always @TakeFive Verify #tell2 pic.twitter.com/mk6qVPYKYQ
NEVER send money to anyone you don’t know, fraudsters ask people to transfer money via various methods: ▪️Bank transfer ▪️IBAN transfer ( International) ▪️MoneyGram/ Western Union ▪️Gift cards inc iTunes #Tell2 friends and family to @TakeFive, it’s your money, keep it! pic.twitter.com/3m1hqALsHO
REPORTS OF PHONE FRAUD! The number 1 route used by fraudsters to get into homes. ⚠️Criminals pretending to be the #bank, #police. Knew caller details, kept the landline open, asked victim to dial back! 🗣#Tell2 ✅#HangUP on cold calls ✅#TakeFive ✅Verify via trusted method pic.twitter.com/IJp6KfMHdT
At @TakeFive event with @AskHalifaxBank #Eastbourne Met a lady who had previously been convinced by a fraudster purporting to be Police to try & withdraw cash, buy a high value watch & withdraw euros from a foreign exchange All prevented but she is still suffering from stress pic.twitter.com/NMPrdKOiik
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.