Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

By | October 6, 2020
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Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Can you spot a scam? Cloudeight keeping you safe.

Being a small-town guy, I use a small-town bank. And to be honest, most of the emails my bank sends are boring or otherwise yawn-provoking and most always deleted.

But this morning, my bank sent a thought-provoking email that contained information I want to share it with you. The information in this email can help you avoid being tricked by criminals and falling for costly scams. Our mission is to help you with your computer and to keep you safe online. 

We hope this information will help you avoid phishing scams and keep safe whenever you are online.

Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And as the pandemic is increasing consumers’ preference for digital banking, the number of fraud victims is growing.

Online scams aren’t so scary when you know what to look for. And at Civista Bank, we’re committed to helping you spot them as an extra layer of protection for your account.

We want every bank customer to become a pro at spotting a phishing scam—and stop bank impostors in their tracks. It starts with these four words: Banks Never Ask That. Because when you know what sounds suspicious, you’ll be less likely to be fooled.

For tips on how to keep phishing criminals at bay, including videos, an interactive quiz and a chance to win prizes, visit

Can you spot a scam? Cloudeight keeping you safe.

What’s Your Scam Score?

Take five minutes to become a scamspotter pro by taking the #BanksNeverAskThat quiz at Share your score with your friends and family and encourage them to test their scam savviness, too. You could even win a weekly prize – courtesy of the American Bankers Association. The more scamspotters out there, the harder it is for phishing criminals to catch their next victim!

2 thoughts on “Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

  1. Janice M.

    Thanks for this reminder. Since I’ve learned so much from you over so many years, I passed 100%. Keep the great info coming; there’s always something new coming out! You two are the BEST.

  2. Charlyne Craver

    Thanks for reminding us. We know they are out there and we know what they do, but sometimes we need to be reminded and I appreciate that. Thanks, again!


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