SMS Scam

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SMS Scam

What is this cybercrime?

  • Victim uses an online portal to send SMS through names of Banks.
  • The scammer sends a link to malicious website or application.
  • The victim uses the fake website/application and does financial transactions.

Prevention

  • Do not respond to such SMS.
  • Do not respond to any calls related to such an SMS.

Solution in case of incident

  • Inform nearest Police Station and register a complaint including print of SMS and copies of pass-book or online transactions. Include details of calls made if any.
  • Write an application to Bank Manager including case details to return the debited money.

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