Just Eat Scam Alert

Many of us are relieving the boredom of lockdown with occasional treat deliveries from Just Eat. So, I wasn’t totally surprised when I received the email pictured below rewarding my custom with a £50 gift card, just click on the link and……. Sadly, this is just another phishing campaign harvesting all your personal details, including financial ones. The email address is quite realistic, the artwork is ok but ultimately the big giveaway is £50 is quite a lot and it definitely falls into to the “if its too good to be true, then it’s a scam!” category.

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Tips and Advice

  • Sender is? – Always click on the sender address to see the full email address to see if it looks authentic or suspicious
  • Too good to be true? – Yes, it’s a scam
  • Protection on? – make sure your device has anti-virus protection as it will block a lot of sites that you may click-on by mistake
  • Personal means private! – Do not divulge personal details unless you are certain who you are communicating with
  • Report it – to the UK Suspicious Email Reporting Service report@phishing.gov.uk
  • Contact – your bank or credit card company if you have already given out financial details
  • Still Unsure? – Call Reassura 0800 888 6400 and one of our fraud advisor’s will help you to stay safe
  • To report a fraud – and receive a police crime reference number call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use their online fraud reporting tool

 

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