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Old 19-12-2017, 07:50 AM   #1
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[PSA] Is this a scam mail?

Got a email from a "Joelle Sheum", allegedly from DBS/POSB.

Scam mail or real?
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Old 19-12-2017, 07:54 AM   #2
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what is the email address?
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Old 19-12-2017, 08:10 AM   #3
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You received something like this guy ?

https://mobile.twitter.com/richardpe...827904?lang=en
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Old 19-12-2017, 08:23 AM   #4
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Season's greetings from POSB

Joelle Sheum <joellesheum@dbs.com> 18 Dec at 9:46 PM
To
xxxx@xxxx.com

Dear MR xxxx,

The year-end is typically an excellent time to take a breather from your usual hustle and bustle and assess your present financial circumstance. Whether it's setting enough money aside for a down payment on a house or increasing your retirement savings, it is important to have a solid financial plan that can aid you closer to your money goals.

Here are a few suggested articles you may like to read to kickstart your financial agenda.

An Easy To Understand Retirement Checklist SG 2017
Are You Retireable?
Share savings plans to kick-start your portfolio
Thank you for banking with POSB Bank and here's wishing you the very best for the New Year!

Best Regards,
Joelle Sheum
Branch Business Manager
POSB Buona Vista Branch
joellesheum@dbs.com
This email is for general circulation only and does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or needs. Please talk to us regarding the suitability of investment products before making an investment.

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTE: This message and any attachments transmitted with it contain confidential information and are intended only for the person to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, please delete them and notify us immediately. You should not copy, use or disclose their content to any other person.
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Old 19-12-2017, 08:25 AM   #5
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The email address and URLs look legit, but I am not clicking on them.

I find it weird that the email is being sent in the name of a "branch manager". Also, I don't do "business" with Buona Vista branch
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Old 19-12-2017, 08:47 AM   #6
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Click on the email / unsecured ?
Fake one may show a gmail address underneath .

An ‘Apple’ email attempted that on me.
Dangerous if they ask for passwords / lead you to log in.
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Old 19-12-2017, 10:08 AM   #7
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There are plenty of such emails lately, I received from DBS Bank and OCBC Bank such emails in the past few weeks, the Apple one is worse almost every week I will receive 1
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Old 19-12-2017, 01:13 PM   #8
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Just ignore. If got interesting Promo, can call to clarify.
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Old 19-12-2017, 08:07 PM   #9
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Got a email from a "Joelle Sheum", allegedly from DBS/POSB.

Scam mail or real?
I received a similar email but the signoff is a different name and branch
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Old 19-12-2017, 08:10 PM   #10
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me too. I also got the same email. but the links just bring me to some financial website from cpf, etc.

looks harmless... doesn't ask for login or anything.
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Old 23-01-2018, 10:38 PM   #11
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I got another email from "DBS". No idea if real or not ....

But the email address looks legit this time....

Dear Mr XXXXXXX,

We are pleased to inform you that you qualify for DBS Treasures, based on your current holdings with DBS.

DBS Treasures provides access to priority banking services and wealth management capabilities. This includes DBS iWealth to track investment portfolio, set price alerts, trade 24/7 and receive customised research.

To access DBS Treasures, login to DBS iBanking or reply to this email (simonpeh@dbs.com) for more assistance.


Yours sincerely,
Simon Peh
Business Director
DBS Treasures Singapore
Consumer Banking Group
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Old 23-01-2018, 10:48 PM   #12
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Jialat. ppl can't even distinguish between legit or phishing emails. No wonder the banks need to keep reminding you guys.

Anyway, i got the email from Simon Peh as well. Signed up for it liao! haha
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Old 23-01-2018, 10:55 PM   #13
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Jialat. ppl can't even distinguish between legit or phishing emails. No wonder the banks need to keep reminding you guys.

Anyway, i got the email from Simon Peh as well. Signed up for it liao! haha
Better be safe than sorry ...

I wonder if he is the only one doing such emails?
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Old 23-01-2018, 10:59 PM   #14
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Targeted marketing i suppose. My offer for DBS Treasures was too good to be true. Application forms submitted last week. They are still processing though.

In any case, @dbs.com is a legit domain. Any emails going thru will reach DBS email servers unless DBS is hacked.
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Old 23-01-2018, 11:07 PM   #15
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Targeted marketing i suppose. My offer for DBS Treasures was too good to be true. Application forms submitted last week. They are still processing though.

In any case, @dbs.com is a legit domain. Any emails going thru will reach DBS email servers unless DBS is hacked.
Wow, really?

I am not interested in their financial products leh ....
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