A Sample of a Phishing Bank of Montreal (BMO) Message
From: BMO Bank of Montreal <email@example.com>
Date: February 12, 2018 at 12:40:39 PM MST
Reply-To: BMO Bank of Montreal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Dear Valued Customer,
You have requested your BMO account to be deactivated on February. 12, 2018. If you believe this is an error, click on ( https://bmologinonline.typeform.com/to/Y38Bxa ) to cancel this request; Else, your BMO accọunt will be deactivated.
*Thank you for choosing BMO Bank of Montreal*
BMO Bank of Montreal - Customer Suppọrt Unit
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Bank of Montreal users who have received messages asking them to click on a link or visit a website in order to update, re-confirm or verify their accounts, should always go directly to https://www.bmo.com/ and sign-in from there. Once the Bank of Montreal users have signed into their accounts, they will be notified of updates and other important changes, if there is any.
Going directly to Bank of Montreal’s website (www.bmo.com) will prevent users or customers from becoming victims of phishing scams that steal personal information or online account credentials.