Scam alert - Banana Republic

This page will provide you with details about an email scam that is being received by members of the public.

What type of scam is this

Members of the public are being advised to be aware of a Phishing email scam.

A member of the public has been targeted with the  Phishing e-mail below claiming that they had purchased goods from the Banana Republic Factory.


What to look for

Take you time to read e-mails before taking any action. There are several clues in this e-mail that it is a scam:

  • It is simply addressed to ‘Dear’ and no other name is included
  • The shipping and purchase details clearly relate to a transaction in the USA

What should you do?

Always question uninvited approaches in case it’s a scam. Contact the company directly using a known email or phone number.

Do not use the one in the e-mail or text message that you may have received.
Don’t be tricked into giving a fraudster access to your personal or financial details.
Never automatically click on a link in an unexpected e-mail or text.
You should report any such incidents to Action Fraud.

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