NatWest has acted to block an attempt to defraud its online banking customers.
Today an email was sent to customers of the bank, telling them to re-enter their security details. The e-mail directed customers to a fake website where fraudsters recorded the customer details to use later.
In response NatWest has suspended all new third person transactions - to prevent fraudsters transferring money out of its customers accounts.
A spokesperson for the bank told the BBC: "We have taken immediate steps to protect our customers.
"Nobody has lost any money as a result of our pre-emptive measures.
"But we do urge any customers who have given information to these e-mails to contact us immediately."
Banks advise customers to never respond to unsolicited e-mails asking for details, but to contact them and check if the request is authentic.To read more about online banking, click here.
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