Thursday, May 23, 2024

SBI Warns 50 Crore Customers: Beware of Fraudulent Messages Threatening Account Closure

The country’s largest public sector bank has sent a warning (SBI Alert) to more than fifty crore of its customers. The bank has sent an alert to the account holders regarding a message (Fraudulent Messages). The bank said that customers are receiving messages about closure of their accounts. This is a fake message. Due to which the bank has warned the customers to be careful.
do not what ?

SBI has told its customers not to reply to any such fraudulent messages. Nor give them any of your personal information, OTP or account related information. If you answer these you may get into trouble. These messages are being sent by fraudsters. Who has cleared the bank accounts of many people.

What is written in the message?

In the messages being sent by fraudsters in the name of the bank, it is written that dear account holder, your account will be blocked. To update PAN card, click on the given link. You may also receive mails like this. To which you do not have to answer. This is a method of fraud. Due to which many people have been defrauded of lakhs.

What to do

If you are also getting such messages, you can report by going to report.phishing@sbi.co.in. Along with this, complaint can also be made on cyber crime helpline number 1930. Complaint can also be made through the official website of Cyber Crime Branch https://cybercrime.gov.in/.

What to do if fraud occurs?

If such a fraud ever happens to you, then first of all file a complaint. So that your entire money is returned. According to RBI guidelines, first inform your bank about this. After which you can avoid fraud. Because banks take insurance policies for cyber fraud. When you give information, the bank will send that information to the insurance company. So that your entire money can be returned.

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