Recognize Fraud, Phish and Email Scams

Learning to properly detect online scams helps protect you against fraud. Read on for tips to help you spot potential fraudulent activity.

Common Warning Signs of Online Scams:

  • Unexpected requests for money in return for delivery of a package, often with a sense of urgency.
  • Requests for personal and/or financial information.
  • Links to misspelled or slightly altered website addresses (,, etc.) Spelling and grammatical errors or excessive use of capitalization and exclamation points.
  • Claims that you have won a large sum of money in a lottery or settlement.
  • Certificate errors or lack of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for sensitive activities.

What is a phish?

Phish or fraudulent emails may contain links to phony websites and may request you to share personal or financial information by using variety of techniques. Mavon Insurance will not request your personal or account information such as your account number, Social Security number, or PIN via email or text.

What to do?

As a general rule, never open attachments, click links, or respond to emails from suspicious or unknown senders.
If you receive what you believe is a virus, phishing, or spam email from Mavon Insurance, please email us at or  Forwarding the message with the complete header information will provide important information.