Scam Alert

Don't get burnt by scammers trying to steal your hard-earned cash! Fake electricity bills are being emailed in an attempt to spread ransomware, with reports that a recent scam claims to be from energy provider AGL. The fake email looks like a standard bill, but directs the email recipient to click on a link which takes them to a website designed to install ransomware on the victim's computer. AGL will never send an email asking for personal banking or financial details. If you receive this email DELETE IMMEDIATELY. Source


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