Phishing Scam

WHAT IS A Phishing Scam?

Victims receive a call informing them that they have won a lucky draw. To claim the prize, the victim must provide their passport details or other personal information.

In another phishing scam, fake websites are created to look identical to the actual websites but with a slightly different web address. Should victims input their personal details and PIN numbers to these websites, their information and money are at risk.

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  • Phone calls from anyone telling you that you have won a lucky draw. Legitimate organisations typically notify winners via written means such as email or an official letter, in addition to a phone call. If in doubt, contact the organisation for verification
  • Fake
  • Never give out personal information such as your bank account or credit card numbers via email
  • Never disclose PIN numbers, user account IDs, passwords or credit card details over email
  • Delete suspicious emails and ignore phone calls from people making

What to look out for

  • Phone calls from anyone telling you that you have won a lucky draw. Legitimate organisations typically notify winners via written means such as email or an official letter, in addition to a phone call. If in doubt, contact the organisation for verification
  • Fake

How to protect yourself

  • Never give out personal information such as your bank account or credit card numbers via email
  • Never disclose PIN numbers, user account IDs, passwords or credit card details over email
  • Delete suspicious emails and ignore phone calls from people making

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