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Fake Rabobank email about ‘thorough internal examination’

11 April 2017

The phrase ‘thorough internal examination’ may conjure up images unrelated to the world of banking. Yet, it’s the subject line of the latest email purporting to come from Dutch Rabobank. Of course, this message is fake.

Still, there is a good chance that people will fall for this email. After all, some of the  messages start with a personalized greeting. Recipients are even addressed by their first and last names. This makes these messages look very credible.

Here’s an example:

Other recipients may be worried that their bank account will be blocked. Don’t respond to this threat! This is a scam. You or your bank account won’t any repercussions if you don’t reply.