Are You too Smart to be Scammed? Take the Test to Beat the Fraudsters!

As part of the Government sponsored  ‘Take Five to Spot Fraud Week’, a quiz has been devised to see if you can outsmart the scammers.

The quiz is made up of eight questions requiring a true or false answer, but only 10% of people get eight out of eight!

To take the test,  simply click HERE (it’s a safe link!) and see if you are smart enough to get eight out of eight!

Here are some tips and advice to help spot fraudulent messages –

  1. A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you out of the blue to ask for your PIN, full password or to move money to another account.
  2. Only give out your personal or financial details to use a service that you have given your consent to, that you trust and that you are expecting to be contacted by.
  3. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected email or text.
  4. If you’re approached with a request for personal information, do not provide it. Instead, contact the company directly using a known email or phone number.
  5. Check to see the website has a secure address, usually beginning with https://

 

 

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