IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Tips on how to avoid Coronavirus (COVID-19) inspired scamming campaigns
We have become aware of a number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams designed to lure account holders into revealing sensitive banking or personal information; or to encourage the download of malicious software that gives fraudsters access to home or office computers.
What to look out for
In light of this we are asking you to be extra vigilant and especially careful when receiving any COVID-19 related communication, particularly email or text messages (SMS) that claims to be from, or have links with organisations such as:
Please note: This list is not extensive, there may be many more variants like above..
What to do if you receive a COVID-19 email you think is suspicious
If you can, you should check who sent it to you as it may be a legitimate communication from a government agency or from someone you do business with. However, we would ask that you ensure you DO NOT do any of the following:
If you do receive an email that you think is suspicious, you should delete it immediately.