Natwest 'Account Re-evaluation Required' Phishing Scam
'Uncommon Activity' Email Claims to be From NatWest
Email is Not From NatWest - Phishing Scam
Clicking the link takes you to a fake NatWest account login webpage. After 'logging in' on the fake page, you will be asked to supply credit card details and a large amount of personal information.
Scammers will use this information to hijack your NatWest account and conduct fraudulent transactions. The criminals may also attempt to steal your identity.
Be Wary of 'Account Update' Emails Claiming to be From Your Bank
Always login to your online accounts by entering the address into your browser's address bar or via an official bank app.
This is an automatically generated message for your protection:
As there has been uncommon activity on your Natwest Online Banking, access to this service will be prohibited within the next 24 hours unless action is taken. We require you to complete the revaluation process through the link below:
Revaluate Your Account
To identify yourself, proceed as follows:
1. Login to your Natwest online banking
2. Follow the normal steps to view your account statement to validate your transactions. Additional information may be required.
Thank you for banking with us.
Paul Riley Head of Online Security
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Last updated: December 6, 2014
First published: December 6, 2014
By Brett M. Christensen
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