Don’t be tricked into giving a fraudster access to your personal or financial details.Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected text or email.Opportunistic fraudsters are using TSB’s system issue to target people with this type of fraud.
The message requests that the recipient clicks onto a website link that leads to a phishing website designed to steal online banking details.
Although text messages are currently the most common delivery method, similar communications have been reported with fraudsters using email and telephone to defraud individuals.
Always question uninvited approaches in case it’s a scam.
Phone numbers and email addresses can be spoofed, so always contact the company directly via a known email or phone number (such as the one on the back of your bank card).
Remember, a genuine bank will never contact you out of the blue to ask for your full PIN or password.
If you have received a suspicious TSB email, please do not respond to it, report it here and also forward it to [email protected] Every Report Matters.If you have been a victim of fraud or cyber crime, report it to us online or by calling 03.There has been an increase in reports made in May by TSB customers relating to “port-out” fraud.The Eastbourne Seniors Forum (ESF) has been set up along with many others across the country to be a voice for the over 50s Membership is open to all who live or work in Eastbourne and its surroundings Following a very successful launch in 2008 we are now seeking to bring together all the members who have offered to get involved in some way or other and form and develop groups with particular interests.Do click on the various links to other sites full of information on different subjects of interest to over 50s Importantly.This action allowed the banking fraud to take place.