Email Fraud Alert received from: Lizelle
I recently received an email with this subject line: Reference: VCS-260716DQ and I am concerned that it could be an attempt at defrauding me. Let me know in the comments section what you think, please.
The full contents of the suspected fraudulent (phishing / scamming) e-mail appear below:
Good Day .
Transferred completed @ Malvern FNB Service Branch . 2:31:23 PM
Your transaction has been approved
Bank: Standard Bank
Amount: R 20120.00 ZAR
Date: Monday, August 01 , 2016
Time: 2:31:23 PM
PDF Receipt of Deposit is attached with security Key : 732-009XM90-029KM-00019-Receipt#.
Thanks for banking with Us .
Management Office. 9829-20992Admin
Thank you for using Standard Bank Rewards Program®.
Standard Bank Membership Gift Card Rewards Program®
The above email was sent by “VCS-260716DQ@standardbank.co.za <firstname.lastname@example.org>” from this email address: email@example.com
I, Lizelle, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “VCS-260716DQ@standardbank.co.za <firstname.lastname@example.org>”:
Comes with .htm attachment.