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Beware of "Capital One Your Card Statement is Ready" Phishing Scam

2017-08-27T23:50:25 -  +
Beware of "Capital One Your Card Statement is Ready" Phishing Scam

Capital One customers who have received email or SMS text messages claiming that their card statement is ready should delete them. This is because the messages, like the one below, are being sent by cyber criminals, to trick potential victims into clicking on the links in them, which go to phishing websites that steal online account credentials.

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One of the "Capital One Your Card Statement is Ready" Phishing Scams

From: "Capital One" <capitalone@notification.capitalone.com>

Date: August 26, 2017 at 4:14:53 AM EDT

Subject: Your card statement is ready

Download Capital One App

Visit Capital One Sign In

Your Capital One® statement is ready.

About your account ending in 2474

KENNETH W TERRY,

Your statement is available. If you’re ready, you can make your payment now.

Statement balance: $0.00

Minimum payment: $0.00

Payment due date: September 21, 2017 by 8 p.m. ET

You can also review your account summary and pay your bill with our mobile banking app.

View Your Statement

Make a Payment

Did you know? Paying more than the minimum amount due on your account each month can save you money in finance charges.

Capital One customers who have received messages claiming that they need to view their card statements should always go directly to https://www.capitalone.com/ and sign into their accounts. Once they have signed in, they will be able to view their statement from there. So, there is no need to click on a link in an email message, which may go to phishing or malicious website.

Also, Capital One customers who have already been tricked by the phishing messages, are asked to change their passwords and contact Capital One immediately, before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently by cyber criminals.

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

Also, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

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