E-mail Scam 'Phishes' for Victims' Personal Data

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4238934/4238935" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

"Phishing" is an e-mail scam that can put personal finances at risk. Phishers pose as legitimate businesses and send e-mails to collect personal information such as credit card and bank account numbers.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.