Alpha Legal director Robin completed a property transaction yesterday in a Barclays branch and was fascinated to hear the Barclays staff member read their fraud warning:
"Hackers can intercept emails containing bank account details and change them. Don't rely on bank details you receive in emails and always confirm them another way."
This is the reason that we first created Alpha Legal - to protect consumers and businesses from the dangers of email fraud. Emails are not secure! It was so reassuring that a big institution such as Barclays now understands the problem.
|Barclays has posted about the dangers of email fraud - Alpha Legal's core message|
Read more here: https://www.barclays.co.uk/journal/email-payment-fraud/