Fraud warning about fake Netflix emails that trick you into handing over your bank details
- Scam asks users to update their billing information with a link to the fake website
- The action fraud has issued a warning after they were informed of fake emails
- The fraud team said that anyone who clicks on the link should contact their bank immediately
- Has the scam affected you? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dianne Apen-sadler for Mailonline
Netflix users were warned to look for fake emails that ask users to update their banking information.
The email asks the clients of the transmission service to update their accounts because they have problems with the billing information.
The link then sends unsuspecting visitors to a website where scammers harvest their data, Sun reports.
Netflix users are warned to look for fake emails that ask users to update their banking information
The email says: & # 39; We are facing some difficulties with the current billing information.
"We will try again, but please at the same time [sic] update your payment details. & # 39;
Anyone who has clicked on the link should contact the Action Fraud and report the breach to their bank
Action fraud currently investigating the scam.
A spokesman said: "Beware of these fake Netflix emails. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it is a scam.
& # 39; Never automatically click on a link in an email or unexpected text & # 39;
Netflix currently has around 130 million subscribers.
Anyone who has clicked on the link should contact Action Fraud and report the default to their bank.