Reserve Bank warning over scam email

Wellington, June 14, 2016

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is warning of what appears to be a scam email sent to businesses in the financial sector.

The scam email, purportedly from a Reserve Bank staff member, encourages recipients to click on a link to view “New Transaction Guidelines”.

The email was not sent by the Reserve Bank, and clicking on the link could potentially expose the recipient’s computer to a virus.

Visit www.scamwatch.govt.nz for more information about how scams work and how you can protect yourself.

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