We do everything we can to prevent messages like this. We report them to the police and do our best to get them offline as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this doesn't always work because online fraudsters operate from all over the world. That is why it's important that you pay close attention and that you can recognize these messages. Read "How do I recognize a suspicious message?" and check out the government website Veiliginternetten.nl.
If you've responded to a suspicious message on phishing mail, take the following actions:
You can recognize suspicious messages or phishing emails by:
If you've received a suspicious message or phishing email, please do the following:
Probably not. This is usually phishing from online fraudsters. They pretend to be someone else and try to "fish" for your personal information or security codes via links in messages. In addition, they lure people with false promotions or discounts in order to steal money. This can be done via email, SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp, or another message.
Read "How do I recognize a suspicious message?" to learn more about how to recognize suspicious messages or phishing emails.