Supermarket giant Tesco has sent out a warning to its customers who have reported receiving email’s claiming to be the supermarket but are in fact from scammers.
The emails sent are in relation to an online grocery order that was never actually made by the customer.
A number of customers have reported a phishing email regarding an order they haven’t placed. If you think you’ve been sent one, please do not provide any personal details and forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org. For help staying safe online visit https://t.co/DVRTPn262t
— Tesco (@Tesco) February 25, 2019
Posting on their official Twitter page, Tesco said: “A number of customers have reported receiving a phishing email regarding a Tesco Grocery Home Shopping order they haven’t placed.
“If you think you’ve been sent one, it’s vital you don’t provide any personal details. We will always investigate reports of phishing emails, please forward them to email@example.com”
The tweet also links to Tesco’s anti-fraud page where there are tips on how to spot a fraudulent email.