Fraud is on the rise – don’t be a victim
Figures collected by trade association UK Finance show that financial fraud rose by 16% between 2017 and 2018 – what can you do to stay safe?
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Become A Client
When you become a client of Coutts, you will be part of an exclusive network.
To prevent your hard-earned funds entering the criminal economy:
- whenever you receive original or replacement payee details via email, contact the beneficiary via a different trusted method (such as by phone) to read back and confirm the bank details you’ve been sent BEFORE you send any funds
- don’t reply to the email itself or use any telephone numbers provided on it as these may be controlled by the fraudsters
- and change your passwords regularly on all systems, including any email account