Cathay Bank has been made aware that fraudsters are establishing websites that attempt to mimic Cathay Bank's website to send emails that appear to be from Cathay Bank. Two of these websites are cathaybanks.com and cathayonline.com. There may be others that have not yet been reported to us. The persons running the websites are attempting to obtain customer account information or seeking funds from the recipients. Individuals who receive emails and are suspicious should delete the emails and not respond. An example of an email is shown below.
寄件者： <CATHAY BANK USA <[email protected]>
Date: 2019年7月3日週三 08:45
Subject: **** REQUIRED PROOF OF SHIPMENT RECEIPT AND TRACKING NUMBER ****
Please do not include sensitive information such as account numbers or other personal information such as Social Security or Tax Identification numbers, driver’s license numbers, etc. in any email sent to us via this link.