Unexpected Correspondence/ Unsolicited Requests

Reputable companies do not randomly send emails asking for personal information—such as account numbers, passwords, or pins—nor will reputable companies try to invoke some type of urgency to receive an immediate reply.

If you receive an email

  • informing you that you have won a competition that you did not enter,
  • requesting that you click on a link to receive website content you did not

It is highly likely a phishing email.