Freddie writes that his friend was tricked by a phishing email. All the warning signs were there to tip off his friend—an email saying he needed to click a link, a suspicious url, a page asking for his login info—but he clicked and entered the info anyway. Please do not be like Freddie’s friend, who is now probably on the phone with the real Wells Fargo trying to get his account number changed.
Here’s a good rule of thumb: if there are links on the bottom of your bank’s website page for online casinos, drug rehab, and no deposit bingo, it’s not your bank’s website. (Click image for full-screen view.)