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Public Advisory: ATCO Warns Public of Email Scam
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Public Advisory: ATCO Warns Public of Email Scam11:04 EDT Wednesday, April 17, 2013
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 17, 2013) - ATCO has been made aware of an email scam using the name ATCO Group. Individuals have received fraudulent emails with the subject line "Receipt for your payment to ATCO Group," offering the recipient the option to cancel a $110 USD payment in an attempt to obtain personal or banking information. Please be advised that these emails did not originate with ATCO and are a fraudulent attempt to steal personal information for financial gain.
ATCO does not solicit personal or financial information through email for the purpose of facilitating payment.
If you receive one of these emails do not click on the link. Instead, please contact the anti-fraud authorities in your country: Canada - http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca; U.S.- http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud . If you received one of the emails and did click on the link, please also notify your banking institution and, if appropriate, your credit card company.
Privacy is an important part of the way ATCO does business. ATCO strives to maintain the confidentiality of personal information. To view the ATCO Privacy Commitment, please visit www.atco.com/privacy-commitment.
ATCO Group, with more than 9,400 employees and assets of approximately $14 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in structures & logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement), utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at www.atco.com.
Certain statements contained in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "may", "will", "intend", "should", and similar expressions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. The Corporation believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon.
The Corporation's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Corporation operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Corporation.
The forward-looking statements contained in this news release represent the Corporation's expectations as of the date hereof, and are subject to change after such date. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.
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Director, Corporate Security