Know as Misrepresentation, If you suspect you have received a suspicious email offering employment position, work from home jobs or requesting your financial information, and appears to have come from "KBT Ltd" or any of its subsidiary companies Fabricuk.com, do not reply to it.
We never instruct any companies or any persons to collect any financial information or offer employment as account managers for cashing cheques on our behalf via email, telephone, fax or any other method.
If you have received such and email or are currently in correspondence with such an email REPORT IT TO YOUR LOCAL POLICE IMMEDIATELY Use this link to contact the UK Metropolitan Police they have set up a dedicated team who are fully aware of these types of fraudulent activity, email scams and phoney job offers.
A cheque cashing scam involves the receipt of an email correspondence offering a job opportunity, often transferring funds internationally. The scam artists usually attempt to reassure the victim of the legitimacy of the position by offering apparently legal contracts, forged or false documents bearing company letterhead, false letters of credit, payment schedules and bank drafts.
Once the scammer has obtained the trust of their victims they will begin the actual scam. Cheques, money orders or wire deposits will be sent to the victim for processing, The victim will be asked to cash the cheaque or money order and send a percentage of the funds back to the scammers account. The need for the Middle Man is often explained as being a way around international fees or taxes, sometimes they explain a need to obtain payments from Paypal or other online payment systems.
Once funds are sent back less the victims percentage as a payment for their services to the scammers account, the victims bank or Financial institution learns that the cheque, money order or wire transfer was Fraudulent, the funds are then subtracted from the victim's account and they are Made liable for the lost money, this kind of scam is usually part of some Illegal money laundering scheme. If you have received an email about this kind Of employment offer report it to your local police immediately DO NOT REPLY TO IT, in any way whatsoever it is fraudulent and you will be out of pocket
Phishing is the illegal attempt to mislead consumers into providing personal or Financial information, including account numbers, passwords and Social Security Numbers, via email or through fraudulent Web sites.
The most frequent phishing attacks occur through email disguised to appear as it has come from a reputable financial institution or company.
Most phishing attempts urge you to update or validate your account information, typically through a link in an email directing you to a fake Web site that appears to be legitimate.
There are many phishing attacks active on the Internet. Here are a few of their lines and lures:
The following tips will help you protect your identity online:
The absence of either of these items will indicate that the site is not secure. If you are unsure of the validity of the email, contact the institution directly not via any links in the email:
Online scam advise can be condescened into one rule: "If In Doubt - Leave It Out".