If you receive an email from ‘The Electronic Payments Association titled ‘Rejected transaction’ or something to that effect – don’t respond. It is a phishing attempt.
The opened email looks like this:
|Reason for rejection||View details in the report below|
13450 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 100 Herndon, VA 20171 (703) 561-1100
2011 NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association
The real NACHA has made a statement on their website stating:
‘NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association has received reports that individuals and/or companies have received a fraudulent email that has the appearance of having been sent from NACHA and signed by a non-existent NACHA employee. Specifically, this email claims to be from the “Electronic Payments Association” and appears to be coming from the email address “firstname.lastname@example.org.” See a sample of the email below.
Read the rest of NACHA’s statement here.