Posted: Thu 12th Nov 2015

JUST EAT – the online takeaway service is warning users of a “sophisticated” e-mail scam

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Nov 12th, 2015

JUST EAT the online takeaway order service is warning users to look out for “sophisticated” e-mail scam, those who receive the email are promised £10 to spend on their favourite food.

Customers are asked to complete a survey, the ‘social engineering’ type scam involves tricking users into giving away personal details.

To date we are aware of two people in Deeside who have received the email purporting to be from JUST EAT.

im

An email has been sent to customers by Managing Director Graham Corfield,  it said: “Some customers are receiving particularly sophisticated scam emails. These emails look like they come from JUST EAT and ask you to enter personal and JUST EAT account details.
“Unfortunately, email scams are all too common on the internet. We encourage you to remain vigilant online, frequently change your passwords and make sure your passwords are robust.”

Mr Corfield also reassured customers that the company “will never ask you to enter your JUST EAT account details or any personal information via email”.

“And we don’t store payment information or card details anywhere in our systems,” he added.

Customers who have questions about the email scam have been urged to email [email protected].

Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: [email protected]
Latest News

  • Health Secretary Eluned Morgan considers bid to become First Minister
  • North Wales Police issuing forensic spray to protect domestic abuse victims
  • College strengthens support for festival of diversity, equality and LGBTQ+ community

  • More...

    Health Secretary Eluned Morgan considers bid to become First Minister

    News

    North Wales Police issuing forensic spray to protect domestic abuse victims

    News

    College strengthens support for festival of diversity, equality and LGBTQ+ community

    News

    NSPCC sees rise in referrals of children left home alone in Wales

    News

    New first minister: Welsh Labour publishes timetable for Vaughan Gething replacement

    News

    Meet the Deeside fighter who went from shy, overweight kid to pro heavyweight

    News

    Connah’s Quay’s Royal composer Paul Mealor joins elite club after receiving rare award from King

    News

    Queensferry Sports transformed by regeneration grant

    News

    Failing to make changes to black bin collections – not an option, says Flintshire Council

    News