First National Bank Phishing Email Scams.

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First National Bank FNB Phishing Email Scams

First National Bank FNB Phishing Email Scams

      First National Bank FNB Phishing Email Scams.



If in Doubt Delete.
Do I have a First National Bank FNB account?
Is the email address from First National Bank FNB?
Is the email addressed to the sender, you (your email address)?
Is the First National Bank FNB email addressed to you with your name or client ID?


First National Bank eBucks Phishing email scam.

This scam is difficult to spot as the email headers are spoofed to make it appear the email originated from First National Bank however once the email is converted to plain text, HTML masking removed, the phishing URL is exposed under the Download Statement button.
Use of mouse over hover to detect Phishing URLs. The Phishing URL is masked by HTML, in this case, Download eBucks statement or any call to action when in fact the URL is not First National Bank but a malicious website to steal personal information or to download a comprised file to your device.

Note No Client ID.

And No do not Click on the Unsubscribe button.

1% of all emails sent are classified phishing attacks, which equates to 15 billion spam or fraudulent emails daily.


Email as HTML and note one of the red flags is No Client ID.
Spoofed Email headers  

First National Bank FNB eBucks Rewards phishing Email Scam

The same email was converted to plain text with the HTML stripped out.
Phishing URL is unmaksed.

First National Bank FNB eBucks Rewards phishing Email Scam

Note that FNB and RB Jacobs will NEVER ask you for
Your credit or cheque card details
Your account number or details
Your online banking login details
Your password or One Time PIN (OTP)

If You Suspect Fraud
If you suspect fraudulent activity related to your accounts, contact us immediately at or 800-555-5455.

Always remember:
NEVER click on links in emails you think are from FNB. Fraudsters can steal your information in this way.

  • Report phishing emails to
  • Never share personal information with anyone over the phone, especially usernames, passwords, PINs and account details.
  • If a call is suspicious, hang up and call the company directly on official numbers to verify the person calling.
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