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Warning over Netflix scam threatening to suspend membership 'within 48 hours'

Warning over Netflix scam threatening to suspend membership 'within 48 hours'

1/18/2021 12:15:00 AM

Warning over Netflix scam threatening to suspend membership 'within 48 hours'

An email falsely claiming to be from Netflix is luring customers into giving up their payment details by threatening them with a suspension of their membership

A Netflix spokesperson has warned against the email, which tries to scare customers into giving up their payment details by telling them their account will otherwise be suspended.The streaming platform said in a statement they would never prompt customers to release any of their personal information via text or email, GrimsbyLive reports.

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The scam reads: “We were unable to validate your billing information for the next billing cycle of your subscription therefore we’ll suspend your member if we do not receive a response from you within 48 hours.“Obviously we’d love to have you back, simply click restart membership to update your details and continue to enjoy all the best TV shows.”

A Netflix spokesperson said: “Did you receive an email or text (SMS) requesting your Netflix username, password, or payment method? If so, it probably did not come from us."How to know if an email or text is actually from Netflix?The spokesperson says they’ll never ask users to enter the following in a text or email: headtopics.com

If you have received a suspicious text or email appearing to be from Netflix, do not click any of the links or open any of the attachments. Instead, forward the email to phishing@netflix.com . Read more: Daily Mirror »

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