By Cheshire Constabulary - 23rd November 2013 6:00am
The following information has been provided by Trading Standards.
A member of the public has reported a suspected phishing email that appears to be sent by BT. The email states that the customer is being switched from a BT account to a broadband account and that the customer needs to follow the link in the email to verify his account in order to download his messages.
The link in the email is not connected to a BT webpage.
If you receive an email from BT that you are suspicious of it, follow their reporting process
Phishing emails often pretend to be from a bank or official organisation such as HMRC and they are used by scammers to get your personal details.
To protect yourself follow these tips:
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