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A fake email purporting to originate from the Cayman Compass is being sent to some users with a candw.ky email address. The email, which uses...
Emails purporting to come from the Cayman Compass carrying reports of a contaminated water leak are a phishing scam.
The Caribbean Utilities Company advised of an email scam circulating Wednesday that falsely used the company name.
An election-related phishing attack began circulating in the Cayman Islands this week, prompting government to issue a public warning.
The Cayman Islands Immigration Department is warning its customers about a bogus email many received Tuesday announcing that the department had “implemented new laws.”
The police Financial Crime Unit is warning people to watch out for “phishing emails” meant to trick unwitting email users into clicking on a link or downloading an attachment that can infect their computer with a virus or software to steal personal data. The fake bank email reads: “This is simply an additional verification measure to help prevent unauthorized access to your account and to eliminate the risk of fraud and totally protect you.”
Hackers have taken advantage of the candw.ky email platform to steal sensitive information from some email accounts, authorities said.
A scammer recently gained access to a local bank account, according to the police’s Financial Crime Unit, and stole money from a woman in the United Kingdom using an email scam.