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Scam - Please Verify Your Student Finance Personal Information & Update Your Loan

The email message below: "Please verify your student finance personal information and update your student loan account," is a phishing scam, and was not sent by Student Finance England. The spoofed email message contains a fake HTML form designed to trick the recipients into entering their personal, credit card, financial and Student Finance information. Once the information is entered on the form and submitted, it will then be sent to the cyber-criminals who are behind the phishing scam.
Scam - Please Verify Your Student Finance Personal Information & Update Your Loan
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Scam - Please Verify Your Student Finance Personal Information & Update Your Loan


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Scam - Please Verify Your Student Finance Personal Information & Update Your Loan

The email message below: "Please verify your student finance personal information and update your student loan account," is a phishing scam, and was not sent by Student Finance England. The spoofed email message contains a fake HTML form designed to trick the recipients into entering their personal, credit card, financial and Student Finance information. Once the information is entered on the form and submitted, it will then be sent to the cyber-criminals who are behind the phishing scam.

Please continue reading below.

The Fake and Phishing Student Finance England Email Message

From: Student-finance @direct .gov.uk
Sent: 03 October 2014 12:51
Subject: Student Loan:

Dear Applicant.

Please verify your student finance personal information and update your student loan account.

To do this:

Download the form attached to this letter to verify your information.

Sincerely
Kenneth Burns
Student loan account Officer

The Fake Student Finance England Form

Login or register for student finance service provided by Student Finance England
Log in to apply for finance and use your online account.

Login

Customer Reference Number (CRN) (or the email address you registered with)

Forgotten your CRN or email address?

Password

Please confirm your secret answer

Date of birth

Mother's maiden name

Full name

National Insurance number

Phone number

Address

Postcode

Account number

Sort code

Bank telephone pin/passcode(eg 123456)

Verified by visa password

Card number

Expire date

Cvv

Email address

Create an account

If you're not already registered , you can create a new account. You'll need an account if: you're a student, and you want to apply for student finance you're a parent or partner of a student and need to provide information to support their application.

Remember, although the email message appeared as if it came from a UK government (direct.gov.uk) email address, it was not. This email address was spoofed, meaning it was not sent from the direct.gov.uk email address, but from some other email account.

If you have already entered the requested information on the fake form and submitted it, please try changing your Student Finance England's password, and contact them, your bank and credit card company

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