A phishing scam currently being distributed falsely claims to be from the Reserve Bank of Australia. The email informs recipients that they are required to verify debit card account details.
The scam emails urge recipients to click on an included link in order to carry out the verification. However, the link opens a fake website and any banking details provided on the site can be harvested by scammers.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is not sending these emails nor does the RBA require debit card account holders to verify their details.
If you receive one of these emails, do not click on any links in the message. Do not provide any information on a website that opens via links in the scam email. If you have already provided information as a result of one of the scam emails, you should contact your financial institution urgently.