Although the online payment system has now made the work and payment method easier than ever, the scams associated with it are also increasing rapidly. Frauders are trying to clear bank accounts in new ways. Now a woman from Pune lost Rs 14.59 lakh from her account in KYC fraud. You should stay alert like this.
In New Delhi,
Pune, a 38-year-old woman was made a victim of KYC fraud and an amount of Rs 14.49 lakh was stolen from the woman’s account. With the help of KYC or (Your Your Customer), the details of the customer are linked to the account and in the name of doing so many fraudulent users ask for backing details and OTP. In the past, many cases related to this type of fraud have been reported and banks advise their account holders to be alert to avoid such fraud.
A call was received from the fraudsters of the woman and it was said that it was necessary to update the KYC in her account. After this, a large amount of money was cleared from the woman’s account as soon as she shared the details. We are going to tell you how to avoid fraud related to KYC and what you should take care of as a bank account holder. A little carelessness can cause your account to become empty.
Do not rely on fake calls. In
most cases scammers call and say KYC expires. Do not trust any such call. Note, no bank is offering the option to update it when KYC expires with the help of a call.
not install any app
Scammers sometimes ask users to install an app in the phone, so that the KYC process can be completed. With the help of such an app, the device can be remotely controlled and fraud can be easily done. Do not download any app.
No matter how important is the mistake of sharing OTP , do not share OTP with anyone on your phone. Doing so can mean messing with the safety of your account. In any process, the bank does not ask for the user’s OTP.
account or mobile wallet details will be increased, be
careful not to share information related to your banking details or mobile wallet with anyone. Go to the bank directly and confirm if necessary. Sensitive information of users is not asked on the call from the bank.
Do not click on
the link, it is better to avoid clicking on the link given in any kind of unknown message. Many links install malware into the device, with the help of which bank details are subsequently stolen.