Netflix Scam Alert

Alert message sent 04/10/2018 14:11:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary


We’ve seen an increase in reports about fake Netflix emails claiming that there’s an issue with your account, or that your account has been suspended. The email states that you need to “update” your account details in order to resolve the problem. The link in the emails leads to genuine-looking Netflix phishing websites designed to steal your username and password, as well as payment details.

Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.

For more information on how to stay secure online, visit www.cyberaware.gov.uk 

Report scams to Action Fraud by phone 0300 123 2040, or online

via their website https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

 

Message sent by
Debbie Potts (Police, PCSO, Warrington LPU Town Centre PCSO)

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