of the latest email scams encouraging consumers and businesses to visit
bogus websites or download attachments containing viruses.
Bogus penalty charge notice
To Whom It May Concern,
find attached an invoice relating to Penalty Charge Notice Number along
with a copy of the contravention. In order to prevent this fine from
escalating further we have paid this fine on your behalf. Should you
have any queries concerning these charges please don’t hesitate to
contact me. Payment for this invoice will be taken by Direct Debit 9
working days from the date of this email. Please refer to page 2, point
3.6 in your Terms and Conditions for information on Traffic Offences.
These bogus emails are accompanied by attachments which contain computer viruses. NEVER
open attachments in unusual or suspicious emails. Bogus emails rarely
contain the recipients own name. Beware of any email marked 'To Whom It
May Concern' or 'To the Recipient' etc.
Bogus on-line banking email
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security details, so we've suspended your access to Internet Βanking.
You'll need to reset your memοrable infοrmation.
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These bogus emails encourage recipients to follow a link to a bogus website where users names and passwords may be stolen.