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Police Warn Public About Phishing Email Scam

Police Warn Public About Phishing Email Scam

The police are warning the public about a scam email promoting a purported investment opportunity supposedly endorsed by Premier David Burt, A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service wishes to advise the public of a scam email promoting an investment opportunity supposedly endorsed by Premier David Burt. Screenshot of the scam website... Read more of this article

Police Warn Public About Phishing Scam

Police Warn Public About Phishing Scam

The Bermuda Police Service is once again reminding the public about emails that “threaten to reveal details about the recipient’s online activity unless they purchase two thousand dollars-worth of bitcoin.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of threatening emails now circulating locally. “The sender... Read more of this article

Police Provide Phishing Prevention Tips

Police Provide Phishing Prevention Tips

During this period of increased internet use, the Bermuda Police Service provided phishing prevention tips to help the public avoid being a victim of cybercriminals. What is phishing? A police spokesperson said, “Phishing is when criminals try to convince you to click on links within a scam email or text message, or to give sensitive information... Read more of this article

Police Warn Public About Two Phishing E-mails

Police Warn Public About Two Phishing E-mails

The Bermuda Police Service reminded the public to be vigilant regarding two phishing emails purporting to be from a member of Bermuda Tourism Authority and Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Authority. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has been made aware of two phishing emails purporting to be from a member of Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

Scam Alert: Butterfield Bank Phishing Email

Scam Alert: Butterfield Bank Phishing Email

The police are once again urging people to be wary of scam emails, saying the latest example is a deceptive e-mail that provides what is purported to be a link for the recipient to verify their online Butterfield bank account. A police spokesperson said, “Members of the public are reminded to be wary of any e-mail claiming to be from a local... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Warns Of Phishing Email

Bermuda College Warns Of Phishing Email

Bermuda College is notifying the general public about a phishing email in circulation that requests that recipients provide information to the College. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College is notifying the general public about a phishing email in circulation, referencing a price inquiry, and requesting recipients to provide information to the... Read more of this article

Dept Of Health: Limited Phone & Email Access

Dept Of Health: Limited Phone & Email Access

The public is being informed that the Department of Health’s Environmental Health and Vector Control sections are currently without email or telephone access. A Government spokesperson said, “The public should be advised that the Environmental Health and Vector Control sections of the Department of Health are currently without email or... Read more of this article

BPS: Ignore, Delete Obviously Deceptive Emails

BPS: Ignore, Delete Obviously Deceptive Emails

The police are yet again reminding people to “remain vigilant” about scam emails, saying “don’t open them, don’t reply, don’t open attachments, don’t click any links contained in the emails and certainly don’t send any money.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is once again advising all residents... Read more of this article

Police Warn Of Scam Emails And Phone Calls

Police Warn Of Scam Emails And Phone Calls

The police are reminding members of the public to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data. A police spokesperson said, “Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant regarding... Read more of this article

Phishing Email Scam, Resident Loses Thousands

Phishing Email Scam, Resident Loses Thousands

The police are once again urging people to “remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data,” saying that a recent email scam purporting to be from a local bank “resulted in the loss of several thousand dollars from one... Read more of this article

Post Office Warns Of False Emails Circulating

Post Office Warns Of False Emails Circulating

The Bermuda Post Office is urgently advising the public to “ignore any emails which appear to be received from the BPO that do not contain the official Government logo, address and authorized signatures.” “Please note that BPO package identification numbers are thirteen digits in length. They begin with two letters followed by 9 numbers... Read more of this article

Business Email Compromise Scam Advisory

Business Email Compromise Scam Advisory

The police continue to urge companies to review business processes to guard against the ‘Business E-mail Compromise’ scam, saying the most recent of these cases was reported to police on Thursday, and “involved employees of a company who were in receipt of several e-mails which purported to be from their boss, instructing them to wire over... Read more of this article

Police: Email Scam Attempts To Extort Money

Police: Email Scam Attempts To Extort Money

The police are advising people to “remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information,” and provided a sample of one such email, which tried to extort someone alleging they had watched “adult vids.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article